Sarah Magnuson

Chicago, IL

Sarah Magnuson is a Chicago-based, Rockford, Illinois-born and bred writer and comedian. She has bachelor’s degrees in English and Sociology and a master’s degree in Public Service Management. When she’s not interviewing real estate experts or sharing her thoughts on laundry chutes (major proponent), Sarah can be found producing sketch comedy shows and liberating retro artifacts from her parents’ basement.
My Mom’s Moving Tip That Saved Me Money (and Broken Dishes!)
Because moving is already expensive enough!
Feb 28, 2023
My Number-One Tip for Wrangling Any Plastic Bags That Come into My Home
If you’re looking to keep the plastic bag pileup to a minimum, you now have a new game plan for your household.
Aug 26, 2022
Here’s What a Home Stager Told Me to Get Rid of in My Kitchen
When in doubt, take it out.
Aug 17, 2022
7 of the Most Famous Suburbs in the U.S., Thanks to These Iconic Movies and TV Series
Was your town made famous by a TV show or movie?
Aug 8, 2022
I’m an Anxious Traveler — This Is How I Make a Foolproof Packing List for Every Trip I Take
Tips from The Kitchn
Embrace your wanderlust. Mitigate fears.
Jun 28, 2022
6 Tired Kitchen Trends That Buyers Are Bored by, According to Real Estate Experts
Tips from The Kitchn
Enough with the subway tiles!
Nov 30, 2020
4 Things That Define an “Adult” Pantry, According to the Experts
Organizing Tips from The Kitchn
Hint: Labels are required.
Jun 24, 2020
6 Overdone Kitchen Trends, According to Real Estate Experts
Tips from The Kitchn
Something to beware of, whether you're selling your house or not!
Apr 21, 2020