Elise McGeehan Elise McGeehan is a seasoned marketing executive with over 25 years of experience. She often collaborates with her daughter Alissa McGeehan, blogger and creator of Artfully Alissa, for local and national magazines, including Better Homes & Gardens. 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.