Oma Blaise Ford Oma Blaise Ford is the Executive Editor for Better Homes & Gardens and has nearly 30 years experience writing, editing, and developing home, garden, food, and entertaining content. She has been with Better Homes & Gardens for 20 years, first as the Senior Deputy Editor overseeing home design content, and as the Executive Editor for the past 10+ years. Prior to her time with Better Homes & Gardens, she served as a home editor at Southern Living and as the Editor-in-Chief at Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles magazine, where she covered travel as well as home, garden, entertaining, and food topics. She is frequently tapped as a home design expert for TV and print outlets. Oma holds a degree from Davidson College. 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.