Marie McCartan Marie McCartan, a kitchen and bathroom expert, has extensive experience in editing a variety of magazines including Kitchen + Bath Makeovers, Dream Kitchens and Baths, and Kitchen Style & Storage, all Better Homes & Gardens Special Interest Publications covering budget remodels as well as luxurious new construction. Over two decades she has previewed hundreds of products at trade shows and vendor visits. Following her interest in gardening, Marie became a Master Gardener and wrote for Country Gardens 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.