Christie Calucchia Christie Calucchia is a writer, editor, and content strategist with five years of experience in the lifestyle digital media space. She has interviewed interior designers, organization experts, dermatologists, and celebrities to discover trends and provide product recommendations. Her work can be found on Real Simple, Southern Living, Better Homes & Gardens, InStyle, People, Health, Shape, and more. About Southern Living Southern Living, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, celebrates the food, homes, places, and culture of the South. We reach 7.2 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.