About Sensible Digs

🎯 Our Mission

Our goal at Sensible Digs is to teach you how to be a smart, savvy, and safe homeowner.

From renovations and DIY to decorating and decluttering, our team of industry experts can show you how to get it done on a budget.

We’ll do our best to answer your questions and guide you through your journey of creating a better home.

👩‍💻 Meet the Team

Our team of writers, editors, and industry experts and dedicated to ensuring our content is current, accurate and easy-to-read.

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Mark Weir

Mark spent 24 years working in real estate, so he knows his way around a home. He also worked with contractors and experts, advising them on issues of planning, investments, and renovations. Mark is no stranger to hands-on experience, having renovated his own home and many properties for resale. He likes nothing better than seeing a project through to completion.
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Candace Osmond

Candace Osmond is a USA TODAY Bestselling Author and Award-Winning Interior Designer. Using her years of hands-on experience, she now writes about design and DIY. She currently resides on the rocky East Coast of Canada with her family and slobbery bulldog.
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Hira Shaheen

Dr. Hira Shaheen, MD is a doctor and passionate health writer. She is a fierce advocate of women empowerment and takes a keen interest in women’s wellness. She takes pride in making evidence-based health education accessible to the public through her medical writings and a holistic clinical outlook.
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Dr. Eva Gamallo RMT, MD

Dr. Eva Gamallo RMT, MD. a graduate of Southwestern University and former associate professor in the School of Medicine. She is a medical writer with a great interest in Public Health.
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Lucy Berman, MPH, RD

Lucy Berman, MPH, RD is a registered dietitian and public health professional. She received a BS in dietetics and food animal science at the University of Florida. er focus as an RD is on disease prevention and nutrition education within low-income and underserved communities.
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Brenda Peralta, RD

Brenda Peralta is a registered dietitian with more than 5 years of experience. Her focus as a health coach, sports nutritionist and fertility advisor has helped her client’s towards reach their goals.
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Wendy Lord, RD

Wendy is a Registered Dietitian who has been guiding families towards healthier eating patterns for more than 2 decades. She encourages her clients to make consistent, small improvements to their lifestyle habits that add up over time and result in significant improvements to their health.
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Martha Horta-Granados, BSc Pysch

Martha Horta-Granados is a bilingual freelance psychologist from Coahuila, Mexico. Martha completed her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University Autónoma de Coahuila, in Mexico. Martha has experience working with children, and currently working for the immigrant community in the U.S.
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Ryan Stevens

After graduating from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology in 2016 with a bachelor’s in Robotic Engineering, Ryan received an academic excellence scholarship to complete a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering (Renewable Energy) from Stellenbosch University. He has worked in an array of exciting industries ranging from security to financial, renewable energy, and robotic companies. Ryan now spends his free time as a freelance engineering writer, helping clients mold highly-technical concepts into legible content with the goal of effective communication and understanding.
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Lisa Torelli-Sauer

After graduating from the University of South Florida in 2002, Lisa enjoyed ten years working in financial services for both large and small companies. After her sons were born, she decided to become a stay-at-home mom, and has since immersed herself in the ins and outs of motherhood and housekeeping. During her free time, she enjoys working on a variety of art projects and DIY decorating, as well as trying out new beauty products and trends.
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Peter Gray

Peter has been a homeowner for 35+ years and has always done his own repair and improvement tasks. Peter now spends his free time as a freelance writer teaching others how they can fix leaks, replace faucets, and make home improvements without needing to call in an expensive professional.
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Sylvia Jones

Sylvia is a hands-on, DIY loving writer from the US. In her spare time, you can find Sylvia getting involved in home improvement projects with her husband, spending time with family, or connecting with other like-minded bloggers.

🍪 Our Advertising Policies

Sensible Digs is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program. We show advertising on this website because we need to make a living too. While we are not against earning money, we’re not looking to part you from yours. We only recommend products we personally love or genuinely believe will be an asset to you or your home.

We never take payments from companies or brands to promote their products. If you see us recommend something, you can feel confident there’s a good reason for it. We also clearly label when products we are promoting will result in us earning a commission.

If you are unsure about one of the products we have recommended or are having a difficult time navigating the site because of advertising, please contact us! We value your feedback and are always eager to hear how we can better your experience here.

✍️ Get In Touch

If you have a question, concern, or would like to reach out, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We love hearing from our readers and do our best to respond to every request we get.