Maggie Gillette Title: Writer Education: University of Colorado Location: Chicago, Illinois Maggie Gillette is a Chicago-based freelance writer and expert covering lifestyle, home, and fashion for both print and digital media. After a successful career in fashion and events, Maggie now channels her lifelong passion for all things beautiful through her writing. She loves sharing her insider knowledge with readers to help make fashion fun and decor doable and enhance every day through easily achievable lifestyle tips. She loves keeping up with the latest styles and puts her psychology degree from the University of Colorado to good use with her trend forecasting skills to figure out what’s next. When she’s not writing, Maggie loves exploring with her toddler, cooking for her family, and curling up with a good book at the end of the day. You can find her on Instagram @themaggiegillette. 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.