Sami Allen

Sami Allen

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


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 from Penn State with a double degree in English literature and journalism. 

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 family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.