Lily Gray

Lily Gray

Lily Gray is a Commerce Editor for Dotdash Meredith. She has been reporting for Real Simple, Better Homes & Gardens, and Southern Living since 2020, covering shopping, sales, product launches, product reviews, and trends.


  • Wrote 500+ articles for brands including Real Simple, Better Homes & Gardens, Southern Living, PEOPLE, Food & Wine, Travel + Leisure, and Martha Stewart Living. 
  • Previous Commerce Associate Editor, Home Writer, and Shop Writer across all legacy Meredith brands. 
  • Wrote 250+ articles for Amazon On-Site Publishing for all legacy Meredith brands. 


As a shopping expert, she's constantly testing products and searching the internet for the best sales and trends in home decor, furniture, cleaning, organizing, kitchen, home improvement, and gardening. Previously, she was an Associate Editor and Writer contributing editorial content across all legacy Meredith brands.


Lily attended Iowa State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism and Mass Communications and Political Science.

About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash Meredith 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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