Sami Allen

Spruce Editor Sami Allen
The Spruce / Jordan Provost 

Sami is the former Lifestyle Editor for The Spruce and The Spruce Pets, editing and covering topic areas like gardening and home renovation. She's a seasoned editor and lifestyle writer who has extensive experience in many facets of digital media, including newsletter product and delivery, social media management, audience acquisition, and branded content. 


  • 5 years experience editing lifestyle content
  • Has worked extensively with brand-building and branded content 
  • Experience in building social media platforms, particularly Facebook and Pinterest
  • Budding plant enthusiast


Before The Spruce, Sami headed multiple newsletter products for a lifestyle startup and covered everything lifestyle, including food, travel, health, career, and finance. She's written for publications like Greatist and FoodNoise, and she has worked on social media accounts for Oprah Magazine and Odyssey.


Sami graduated with honors from The Pennsylvania State University with a double degree in English literature and journalism. 

Expertise: Gardening, Home Renovation
Education: Pennsylvania State University
Location: New York, New York
Title: Editor

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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