Lexi Dwyer

Writer + Editor

United States

I'm an experienced lifestyle writer for major consumer publications who's known for submitting elegantly written, well-reported stories.

I began my career as an editor at Epicurious and later worked as both a travel editor and contributing editor at BRIDES magazine. Current and past clients include Google, Amazon, People.com, TODAY.com, The Bump, What to Expect, BonAppetit.com, Bravo TV and New York magazine.

I've also worked as a creative consultant doing writing, editing, research and brainstorming for organizations like New York University, Manifest, Greenberg Traurig, LLP and BMI, a leading music-rights organization.

Portfolio

NEWS + HUMAN INTEREST

VIM + VIGOR
Meet a four-time cancer survivor

CEO and patient advocate Diane Heditsian honed resilience through two decades of breast cancers. As told to Lexi Dwyer

ENTERTAINMENT

HEALTH

PRODUCTIVITY + HOME

TODAY.COM
How to kickstart your spring cleaning

The promise of longer days and warmer weather may give you the burst of energy needed to tackle the chores you’ve been putting off all winter.

PARENTS + KIDS

TODAY.COM
When do babies start laughing?

Zany faces, funny noises and zerberts galore: Parents of young babies will stop at nothing to try and get their baby to laugh for the first time.

WHAT TO EXPECT
What to know about buying an infant life jacket

Your little tadpole may not be ready for swim lessons yet, but she can still enjoy a day of visiting a friend with a backyard pool, digging in the sand next to a lake or sailing on the open waters—as long as she's wearing the right safety gear.

FOOD + DRINK

EATINGWELL
How to throw a pandemic birthday party

Whether you're planning for yourself or a loved one, a bit of thoughtfulness, creativity and a little help from technology can make the big day one to remember.

VIM + VIGOR
Check your food attitude

Challenge your longstanding beliefs and values to foster a more positive family food culture.

GOURMET.COM
Deconstructing the California roll

It’s hard to imagine a time when this sushi-bar staple—whose likeness has been spotted on T-shirts, earrings, and pencil erasers—wasn’t an integral part of America’s gastronomic vernacular.

EATINGWELL
Why does pineapple spoil milk?

Recently, when developing a recipe for baked oatmeal with pineapple, the Eating Well Test Kitchen editors noticed something unusual: Despite the fact that they started with sweet, fresh fruit, the finished product had a bitter taste.

FIRST PERSON

ALL YOU
The mom-friend dating game

It should be simple. Gather mothers with same-age little ones and cue the rainbows and unicorns, right? Not so much.