Kathryn O'Shea-Evans Kathryn O'Shea-Evans is a Colorado-based writer for Better Homes & Gardens, The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and numerous other publications. A graduate of Harvard University's Extension School, she recently founded AspenGrange.com, the ultimate resource for made-in-the-USA baking supplies and Christmas decor.Kathryn O'Shea-Evans writes about design, travel, and food from her home base in Colorado. A contributing editor at House Beautiful magazine, her work is frequently published in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and numerous other publications. She is the author of Veranda: Elements of Beauty (October 2020), Veranda: A Room of One's Own (April 2019), and many co-authored titles for Rizzoli New York.Kathryn is a former senior editor at the Hearst Design Group and associate editor at Travel + Leisure. She has appeared as a guest lifestyle expert on The Today Show, The Meredith Vieira Show, The Travel Channel, CBS, The Weather Channel, Fox & Friends, and MSNBC.Every summer, Kathryn is an instructor at the Columbia Publishing Course, at Columbia University's School of Journalism.Kathryn is a member of the Rocky Mountain Harvard University Club, the Denver Women's Press Club (founded in 1898), and a certified Weeki Wachee mermaid.Kathryn holds a master's in journalism from Harvard University's Extension School. 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.