Amber Dawn Barz Amber Dawn Barz has over two decades of writing and editing experience for different kinds of publications, including newsletters, magazines, and website content. She is a former home improvement editor for Better Homes & Gardens, part of a decade-long career as an editor for the Meredith publications, focused especially on kitchens, baths, building projects, and do-it-yourself decor. She currently works for her own business, Barz Writing and Editing Services. 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.