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About Us

The Spruce is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. Whether you’re looking to retile your bathroom, upgrade your baking skills, conquer a craft or simply tackle your to-do list, The Spruce can show you how.

We make it fun and easy to create the home you have always wanted. Together, we can spruce up your space, spruce up your meals and spruce up your life.

The Spruce Team

Our experienced editorial team is committed to sharing beautiful design ideas, useful articles and easy-to-follow recipes. We easily spend 85% of our waking hours trying to decide what to cook for dinner, which color to paint our bedroom and how to rid our lives of clutter. In all ways—we are just like you.

Eric Handelsman

General Manager

Allison Bean

Editorial Director

Nurah Majeed

Senior Editor

Emily Manchester


Victoria Heydt


Ashley Wolfgang

Email Programming Associate

Kathryn Vandervalk

SEO & Growth Analyst

Contact Us

Whether you have a comment or suggestion to share, we look forward to hearing from you. Contact information for our writers can be found on their respective author pages, available from their linked bylines on each of our pages. For more general feedback, feel free to reach out by emailing For press inquiries, email us at

Write for Us

Our writers not only have deep expertise in the topics they cover, but an undeniable passion to help others who need advice on how to make your best home. Sound like you? Let’s talk—maybe you can write for us.

We are looking for experienced, qualified online freelance writers who share in our mission to provide practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. We have high standards, something everyone that writes for us is very proud of.

Please note that we do not accept unsolicited guest-authored articles, blogs, or posts.

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Work With Us

If you’re a collaborative, engaged, bright, and creative talent looking to join a company that prides itself on innovation, good ideas, diversity, and making a great product, we have a seat at the table for you.

Join our crew of top-notch editors, designers, programmers, and others as we continue to make a difference everyday in the lives of our readers.

The Spruce is a Dotdash brand and part of the IAC family of websites.

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Advertise With Us

The Spruce offers the highest value to advertisers through a combination of scale, credibility, and intent. Interested in advertising with us? Email us at or check out our media kit to learn more.

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