Julyne Derrick

Julyne Derrick is a journalist with over 28 years experience writing for various news and online publications, including MSN and Byrdie.


 Julyne got her start as a homepage editor for Microsoft and MSN. She went on to break into beauty, home, and lifestyle writing. She and her husband specialize in setting up short-term rental properties, which includes a lot of hands-on renovations. They manage Airbnbs in New York's Catskill mountains and on Cape Cod in Massachusetts.


Julyne graduated with degrees from both Texas Lutheran University and American University.

Expertise: Home Improvement
Education: Texas Lutheran University, American University
Location: New York City

About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce reaches 32 million people each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process, and our commitment to ensuring we are providing you with the most trustworthy advice by certified experts for your home and garden.

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