Natalie Dayton Natalie (Mcllwain) Dayton is a digital strategist, content creator, editor, and freelance copy editor. She is one of the co-founders of The Drop DSM based in Des Moines, Iowa.Natalie's home writing has been featured in newspapers and magazines nationwide, and she has been a contributor and editor at Better Homes & Garden. She is also the former editor of the Do It Yourself Magazine at Meredith Corporation.Natalie attended Iowa State University, where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts Degree in French Language and Literature in 2009. 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.