Alisha Humiston Alisha Humiston is a writer and ecommerce expert based in Des Moines, Iowa. Alisha is a former editorial intern and writer for Dotdash Meredith. Her work has been published in national outlets, including Better Homes & Gardens.Alongside her writing career, Alisha is a website consultant, auditing clients based on functionality, UX/UI, sales data, and best practices, as well as an electronic commerce expert and manager at Michael Stars. Alisha Humiston attended Iowa State University, graduating with a degree in apparel merchandising and design. About Better Homes & Gardens Better Homes & Gardens, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is the only iconic home brand with a 100+ year history of providing trustworthy and achievable ideas for all doers and home-enthusiasts. We are the go-to resource for fresh takes on home, food, and gardening—inspiring people to bring their dreams to life at home on special occasions and every day. BHG reaches 45 million readers each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.