Jacy Topps Jacy Topps is New York-based, award-nominated journalist with bylines in Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Oprah Magazine, Wine Enthusiast Magazine, Slate and Business Insider. With nearly 10 years of professional writing experience, her work focuses on the LGBTQ community, food and beverage, gender and race. 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.