Karen Reinecke Karen Reinecke is a freelance writer, editor, location scout, floral designer, and interior stylist. She travels across the country searching for the best locations for well-known magazines. Her work can be seen in Magnolia Journal, Country Living Magazine, and 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.