Lauren Krueger Lauren is an editorial apprentice at Dotdash Meredith who works primarily for Traditional Home magazine. With expertise in the home design space, she has contributed to BHG.com as well as print publications including Christmas Ideas and Farmhouse Christmas.Lauren is currently a student at Iowa State University, where she is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism and mass communication and a minor in apparel, merchandising, and design. She was recently inducted into the Kappa Tau Alpha honor society, which recognizes academic excellence in the field of journalism. She also served as the editor-in-chief of Ethos magazine for two years and has had creative works published in a collegiate arts journal. She will graduate with manga cum laude distinction in May 2022. 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.