Ashley Abramson

Minneapolis, MN

Ashley Abramson is a writer-mom hybrid in Minneapolis, MN. Her work, mostly focused on health, psychology, and parenting, has been featured in the Washington Post, New York Times, Allure, and more. She lives in the Minneapolis suburbs with her husband and two young sons.
7 Surprising Household Items That Double as Mosquito Repellent
Keep bugs away without the harsh chemicals.
Jun 4, 2023
Why You Should Always Keep Paper Towels in Your Fridge (Plus, 7 Other Surprising Kitchen Uses)
They’re way more versatile than you might think.
Jun 3, 2023
How to Choose the Best Plants for Your Kitchen, According to Horticulturists
Plus, what you can do to keep them happy.
Jun 1, 2023
6 Things You’re Probably Forgetting to Do to Your Plants This Summer
‘Tis the season for new growth.
May 31, 2023
10 Things Pro Cleaners Wish You Wouldn’t Do in the Kitchen
And what you should be doing instead.
May 30, 2023
6 Mistakes You’re Making When Cleaning Your Microwave, According to the Pros
Experts shared the biggest faux-pas when it comes to cleaning this small-but-mighty appliance.
May 27, 2023
10 Surprising Ways to Use Aluminum Foil in Your Kitchen
Move over, leftovers.
May 13, 2023
7 Ways to Have an Amazing-Smelling Home, According to Professional Housekeepers
Without the overwhelming "room spray smell."
May 11, 2023
 10 Habits People with Nice Smelling Kitchens Swear By
When's the last time you sanitized your dishwasher?
May 9, 2023
8 Surprising Kitchen Items You Can Clean in the Washing Machine
Move over, hand wash.
Apr 10, 2023
7 Ways to Keep Pests Out of Your Kitchen (Without Chemicals)
These natural repellents are perfect for keeping your home bug-free.
Apr 8, 2023
I Tried This TikTok Hack for Deodorizing Reusable Snack Bags
No supplies required.
Mar 25, 2023
This Is How to Clean Quartz Countertops So They Sparkle Like New
Plus, what cleaners you should avoid using on it to avoid discoloration and keep it in tip-top shape.
Mar 21, 2023
Can a Lemon and Baking Soda Really Bring an Old Cutting Board Back from the Dead? I Asked a Pro.
It made my cutting board sparkle, but the science behind it surprised me.
Mar 17, 2023
8 Mistakes You’re Making When Cleaning Your Refrigerator, According to the Pros
Aside from being dangerous, these faux-pas could actually cost you time and money.
Mar 16, 2023
Jennifer Garner’s Homemade Snickers Took 2 Days to Make
"It was a lot of effort, I wouldn't do it all the time but yeah, that is a success," Garner said of the recipe.
Mar 14, 2023
5 Ways to Remove Stubborn Sticker Residue Off Surfaces
According to cleaning pros.
Mar 13, 2023
The Surprising Tool That Makes Meal Prepping (and Cleaning) So Much Easier
This one container holds an entire salad, dressing included — without letting the greens get soggy.
Mar 11, 2023
The 3 Best Dish Soaps You Can Buy, According to Plumbers
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
These can clean your plates and your pipes!
Mar 7, 2023
The Affordable Amazon Organizer Totally Calmed My Fridge Chaos
This fridge storage rack is a total game-changer when it comes to keeping cans or bottles organized.
Mar 5, 2023
5 Must-Have Pieces for When You Have Zero Kitchen Storage
These affordable options help you make the most of your compact kitchen.
Mar 2, 2023
Here’s the Dirt on Pre-Cleaning Etiquette for House Cleaners
I spoke with some pro cleaners for the dos and don'ts.
Feb 24, 2023
This Wildly Popular Veggie Chopper Lives Up to Its Hype (and It’s on Sale Now!)
Zoodles and meatballs, I’m coming for you!
Feb 21, 2023
The Gross (but True) Reason You Should Always Decant Your Pantry Items
Decanting saves you from way more than just unsightly clutter.
Feb 17, 2023
Martha Stewart’s Reaction to Queso Dip Is True to Form
What *is* queso, really?!
Feb 1, 2023
The Surprising Way to Reuse a Nose-Tip Squeeze Bottle to Clean Annoying Messes Beyond the Kitchen
A TikTok user shares a hack to remove toilet bowl splatter stains with the help of an old nose-tip condiment bottle.
Jan 31, 2023
3 Cleaning Habits to Start in 2023 (and 3 to Ditch)
According to pro cleaners.
Jan 29, 2023
I Didn’t Think I Could Grow Anything in My House, but Leath’s Fieldhouse Has Changed That
It’s so easy to make any meal more flavorful and delicious with these greens.
Jan 26, 2023
13 Finds These Professional Organizers Use at Home in Their Own Kitchens
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
Including a cool lazy Susan we've never seen before!
Jan 24, 2023
This Handy Bowl Set Saves So Much Time on Kitchen Prep and Cleanup, It’s This Pryrex Fan’s Newest Go-To
Who knew mixing bowls could make my time in the kitchen and dining room so convenient? 
Jan 24, 2023
This Surprisingly Obvious (yet Effective) Trick Prevents Your Kitchen Windows from Fogging Up in Winter
You're going to want to add it to your window cleaning routine.
Jan 21, 2023
8 of the Best Kitchen Drawer Organizers, According to the Pros
Organizing Tips from The Kitchn
You'll love organizer number 2!
Jan 20, 2023
7 of the Best Cabinet Organizers, According to the Pros
Organizing Tips from The Kitchn
Including a super-cool, slide-out shelf!
Jan 16, 2023
The One Part of Your Fridge You Really Need to Clean (and How to Do It)
It's super-easy to do and can help prevent bacteria, mold, or more serious damage.
Jan 14, 2023