about Ellen

Ellen has spent many years as a professional wordsmith, helping to shed light on such topics as world travel, cargo pants, and the porosity of bath tiles. As a freelance copywriter for Esurance, she brings her boundless curiosity to the world of insurance. Outside work, she can be found cheering on the San Francisco Giants, hiking in the Oakland hills, and (barely) resisting smuggling penguins home from Antarctica.

More posts by Ellen

From Pollen to Pet Dander: How to Allergy-Proof Your Home

Dust, mold, household cleaners — allergens are hiding all over your house. Here’s how to eliminate them.

DIY hacks | Home and garden

Braving the Blizzard: How to Prepare for a Severe Snowstorm

Old Man Winter may still have some surprises up his sleeve. Here’s how to be ready when the next big snowstorm hits.

Safe and smart | Car safety

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