Lisa Kogan Lisa Kogan is the author of the book Someone Will Be with You Shortly: Notes from a Perfectly Imperfect Life. She's also been a ghost writer for several New York Times bestselling books.Her quick wit has made her a beloved writer at O magazine, where Lisa has been a writer-at-large and columnist for more than 20 years. She's the host of O Magazine on the Radio. Lisa has also spent seven years as a writer-at-large for Elle magazine. 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.