Ashley Abramson, Apartment Therapy

Ashley Abramson

Apartment Therapy

United Kingdom

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5 Cleaning Supplies a Microbiologist Always Has On Hand

To discover which cleaning products are most effective in preventing the spread of harmful bacteria and viruses, we talked with a home hygiene expert about which cleaning products she always has on hand. → Read More

The Very First Thing You Should Do with a New Bottle of Vinegar

It's like a calendar reminder—only not on your phone. → Read More

10 Things Nobody Needs at Home After 30

When you feel like a fresh start, decluttering your house is a great way to solidify a feeling of change. If you’re just turning 30 or you’re just ready for a little decluttering, here are 10 things you might not want to carry on through your adult life. → Read More

I Tried a Viral Hack for Finding Kids Toys—and It Saved Us from a Meltdown on Day One

Tile trackers have successfully been used, time and time again, to help parents track down their kids' favorite toys. It was even the subject of a heart-wrenching commercial that's collected over 8 million views. So I knew I had to try it. → Read More

Do Plants Feel Pain? Well, Kind Of

“Do plants feel pain?” is a fair question, but the answer is a bit complicated. Dr. Elizabeth Van Volkenburgh, professor of biology at the University of Washington, says it might come down to linguistics. → Read More

This Genius $31 Shoe Storage Hack Takes Advantage of An Unused Spot in Your Closet

Since you probably own more pairs of shoes than, say, sweaters, it can be tricky to come up with strategies for storing them. Creative shoe storage like over-the-door or under-the-bed shoe organizers become even more important if you have limited storage space (or if you just have tons of shoes). → Read More

19 Game-Changing Amazon Finds We Loved in 2019—From $4 to $25

This year, Apartment Therapy contributors evangelized tons of life-changing—and surprisingly affordable—Amazon items. Here are the 19 home buys that earned the most buzz from our contributors and readers in 2019, so you can share the love, too. → Read More

Here’s Why We Call the Day After Thanksgiving “Black Friday”

Held the day after Thanksgiving, Black Friday has long been the biggest American shopping day. Historically, Black Friday is just that—a Friday—but with the advent of online shopping, may stores (both online and offline) offer sales for a week or more. → Read More

12 Surprisingly Stylish Ways to Baby-Proof Your Home

Having a baby is already hard work. Finding baby-proofing items that won’t ruin the aesthetic of your home shouldn’t have to be. → Read More

5 Default TV Settings You Need to Change Right Out of the Box

Whether you’re in the market for a new television or want to make sure your current TV is set up *just right,* here are a few of the most important settings to adjust right off the bat. → Read More

10 Mindless Home Habits that Are Costing You Money

When you’re tightening up your budget, what’s the first thing you do? It makes sense to eliminate big purchases to save money, but the little things can also make a big difference in your spending long-term. → Read More

This Candle Company Just Taught Us a Shopping Trick You’ll Wish You’d Known for Years

When you're testing out scents, you should "reset" your nose after each candle or perfume—essentially, "cleansing the palate." And the best way to deal with olfactory fatigue? Sniff your own (unperfumed) skin. → Read More

11 Propagation Stations (Starting at $6) for People Who Like Free Plants and Beautiful Decor

If you are looking for a cute home for your growing plant babies, we’ve got you. Here are 11 beautiful propagation station finds from Etsy and Amazon for you to choose from. → Read More

10 Quotes That Will Empower You to Declutter Anything

Decluttering doesn’t happen overnight. It’s a process—and often, one that requires equal parts motivation and inspiration.We may not be able to help you magically muster the energy to organize your closet or bring a load of boxes to the thrift store, but these inspiring quotes from design and organization experts may help with sparking the mindset you need to get started.Now, who’s ready for… → Read More

What’s So Great About the SNOO? And Why Does Everyone Want One at Home?

Whether or not you have a baby in your house, you’ve probably heard of the SNOO Smart Sleeper: The ultrasafe (and admittedly, attractive) smart bassinet that helps babies fall and stay asleep by mimicking the rocking movements of a mother’s womb. → Read More

We Found The Perfect Thing to Organize Your Home, Based on Your Enneagram Personality Type

If you’re befuddled by the amount of organizing products out there, your personality might be a good compass to find just the right solution for your lifestyle. To get started, look no further than The Enneagram, a popular personality test based on nine, distinct numbered temperaments. → Read More

You Can Turn Off Those Annoying iPhone Pop-ups With One Click

Screen time is already distracting enough; who needs a distraction within a distraction? Good news: You can easily turn off those annoying pop-up rating prompts with just a few clicks. → Read More

8 Products You Should Try (Under $20!) If You’re Always Losing Things

Losing things isn’t just inconvenient—it can get expensive! Americans spend almost $3 billion annually replacing lost items. The good news is, most losses can be prevented with a little forethought. → Read More

10 Affordable Cleaning Products You Should be Buying at Costco

If you’re a Costco cardholder (or convinced you should be after reading this article) here are some home cleaning items you should definitely be buying at Costco from here on out. → Read More

5 Messes You Should Never Try to Clean Up With a Vacuum

For most messes, any dirt-sucker is a safe choice—but to protect the integrity of your vacuum (and prevent an even bigger mess!) there are some things you’ll want to avoid altogether. → Read More