Joanna Linberg Joanna Linberg is a freelance writer and editor with over 10 years of experience specializing in home remodeling, historic architecture, and home improvement. She has written for Better Homes & Gardens, Southern Living, and Midwest Living.Joanna studied at Drake University, where she obtained her Bachelor's of Journalism, Mass Communications, and Magazine Journalism in 2006. 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.