Allison Cacich Allison Cacich has spent nearly a decade writing and editing articles in the home and entertainment space. She's particularly skilled at engaging with audiences through storytelling. In high school study hall, she'd spend her time reading Dotdash Meredith magazines instead of doing homework. 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.