Yara Palin Yara Palin is the Branded Content Writer at Dotdash Meredith with a background in product roundups. She typically reviews home, beauty, and tech products. Experience Yara is a native New Yorker and as a result is always looking for products that bring peace back to her life. Education Yara has a B.A in Journalism from Lehman 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.