Madison Alcedo Madison Alcedo is a North Carolina native who writes on lifestyle and home topics. She also a full-time MBA candidate. In addition to BHG, her work has also appeared in Real Simple, Travel Leisure, and People.Following an editorial internship for CountryLiving.com and an art director position at Vox Magazine, Madison moved to New York to work in magazine journalism.She started as an intern and web photo assistant for Real Simple and a fashion and beauty writer for Bustle. It wasn't long before she joined Hearst Digital Media, where she served as editorial assistant for CountryLiving.com and assistant editor of WomansDay.com and RedbookMag.com. During her time with Hearst, she worked as assistant editor on Town & Country, Good Housekeeping, Elle Decor, Popular Mechanics, Cosmopolitan, Prevention and other Hearst publications.Madison's also served as an e-commerce content operations manager and editor for various brands, including InTheKnow.com.Currently, Madison is an MBA candidate focusing on marketing with an emphasis on brand management, data analytics, and consumer behavior. 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.