Missy Keenan Missy Keenan's work as a magazine and digital communications professional began with her first job out of college as the communications coordinator for Planned Parenthood. She continued to work within the medical sector as a digital experience consultant and manager for Wellmark Blue Cross, Blue Shield. As a project manager, she has worked with managing online content for a publication as well as corporate redesigns. Her writing and editorial spans over two decades and includes publications such as DSM Magazine, Iowa Gardening, and Medica Magazine. She specializes in writing features, wellness articles, and news articles for The Des Moines Register, among other publications. 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.