Brittney Morgan

Brittney is Apartment Therapy's Assistant Lifestyle Editor and an avid tweeter with a passion for carbs and lipstick. She believes in mermaids and owns way too many throw pillows.
The Best Light Therapy Lamps for Dealing with Seasonal Affective Disorder
If light therapy is the right option for you, we've got you covered.
Nov 14, 2023
The 10 Best Ways to Organize Food Storage Containers
Raise your hand if, despite your best efforts, Tupperware and other plastic—or even glass—food storage containers always seem to take over your entire kitchen.
Oct 19, 2023
A Financial Planner’s Advice on What NOT to Do in Your 20s
Your twenties can be a challenging time when it comes to your finances—you’re young, you’re free, and you’re just starting out in your career, but you’re also likely in debt and still learning about how to successfully plan your spending and saving for next month, let alone ten years down the road (and everything in between).
Oct 3, 2023
Former Holiday Faux Pas That Are Totally Acceptable in 2017
If you’re new to the hosting game, especially if you’re hosting your first Thanksgiving or another holiday dinner or party, it can be a little scary. You want to have fun, but you also want to make sure everything goes right. And you’re probably worried about following proper etiquette—which can be hard to do when it feels like it’s always changing.
Oct 3, 2023
26 Spooky, Silly, and Fun Halloween-Themed Date Ideas
From costumes to candlelight, here’s how to go out (or stay in) this season.
Sep 15, 2023
Everything You Need to Know About Steaming Your Clothes
Ready to get steamy? Here's everything you need to know about garment steaming.
Aug 22, 2023
We Tested Three Methods for Removing Tomato Sauce Stains and This One Won Out
No matter how careful you are, tomato sauce always has a sneaky way of making it onto your favorite shirt — here's how 3 different stain removal methods stack up.
Aug 15, 2023
13 Lesser-Known Places to Donate After Decluttering
Organize & Clean
The next time you dive into a new decluttering project, keep these organizations in mind.
Jan 1, 2023
The 20 Best Hacks, Tips, and Products for Storing Christmas Decorations
Decorating for the holidays? Awesome. Putting it all back into storage afterwards? Not so much, but these products and DIY projects can help.
Dec 20, 2022
8 Stylish Ways to Showcase Your Mug Collection
Mugs are one of those things people seem to always have too many of, but they also show a lot about your personality, so why not show them off?
Dec 5, 2022
Commuter Solutions: The Best Places to Live in New Jersey Close to New York City
If you're ready to leave the Big Apple but you still want to work there, these New Jersey towns and cities are great options to look into.
Nov 16, 2022
Got a Roach Problem? Try These DIY Roach Repellents (and Skip the Store-Bought Sprays)
Here's how to get a pesky pest problem under control the natural way, without using toxic repellents and insecticides.
Nov 1, 2022
What Your Favorite Flower Says About You
From roses and lilies to zinnias and peonies, here's what some of the most popular flowers symbolize, and the states and countries they represent.
Oct 19, 2022
6 Things All Single People Should Know How to Do at Home
When you’re single—and especially when you live alone—you’re on your own when it comes to getting stuff done around the house. You’ve got no one to split chores with and, unless you’ve got a pet, no one to take care of but yourself (though that doesn’t mean you’ll be lonely, either.) But since you have to take care of all your household responsibilities by yourself, you’re going to have to know how to do them if you don’t already.
Oct 16, 2022
7 Habits to Keep Your Carpets Cleaner Forever
If you live with wall-to-wall carpeting, or have a home full of rugs, you know how quickly your soft, beautiful floors can get dingy and dirty. How your carpets fare has a lot to do with your daily habits and cleaning methods, so there might be more you can be doing to keep your carpet looking and smelling its best. From how you vacuum to your stance on shoes in the house, here are a few ways you can tread more carefully.
Oct 15, 2022
Clean IQ: Everything You Need to Know About Cleaning With Lemons
From super simple cleaning solutions to what can—and shouldn't ever—be mixed with lemon juice.
Sep 29, 2022
8 Simple Secrets to a Forever Dust-Free Home
Feeling like you're always battling dust? These simple secrets will keep your space dust-free.
Sep 29, 2022
Old Bathtubs Aren’t Impossible to Clean, You’re Just Not Doing it Right
For when you know it *is* clean, but it doesn't ever *look* clean.
Sep 28, 2022
It Smells Funny in Here: Your Guide to Eliminating Common Home Odors
Bookmark this for later so you'll always know how to take on bad smells from the source.
Sep 27, 2022
What To Do When Your Home is Not Up to Sniff
The ultimate guide to de-stinking your home and making it smell amazing
Sep 27, 2022
21 Spotify Playlists That Are Actually Worth Listening To
Set the mood with these curated soundtracks.
Sep 20, 2022
20 Clever Towel Storage Ideas for Even the Smallest of Bathrooms
The age old tiny bathroom question: where do you put all your stuff? And why do towels take up so much space?
Aug 23, 2022
Our Ultimate Guide to Stain Removal
Get out stubborn stains from from just about any surface in your home with this roundup of stain removal how-tos.
Jul 23, 2021
10 Free Apps That Can Help You Find (and Buy or Rent) Your Dream Home
Your phone can do it all these days, thanks to a never-ending supply of apps.
Jun 1, 2021
This Reader's Tip for Keeping a Mess-Free Home is Genius
It's time to be a little more honest with yourself and figure out how to make your home work better for you.
Nov 1, 2020
The Good Life, Delivered: Our Favorite Home & Garden Subscription Boxes
There's something to the whole "retail therapy" idea, but sometimes the best way to treat yourself is with a surprise monthly gift, and these subscription boxes have you covered.
Aug 26, 2020
10 Affordable Hostess Gifts (That Aren’t Just a Bottle of Wine)
Don't worry, you can still get them on a wine budget.
Aug 26, 2020
7 Home Habits Scientifically Proven to Make You Happier
Good news: If you're looking for a little more contentment in your day-to-day, you've got science on your side. Try incorporating these study-backed habits into your routine.
Jul 30, 2020
How to Celebrate When You Can’t Go Home for Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is a time when many people head back to their hometowns or travel to see their families and old friends, but that’s not always an option for everyone. Of course, some people enjoy spending the holidays alone. And, some others don’t like celebrating altogether for myriad reasons, but if you do and you find yourself without any plans for Thanksgiving, it can feel like a real challenge and it can get lonely.
Jul 18, 2020
Here’s How Much Extra You Need to Save to Keep Up with Rising Home Prices
Saving up to buy a home next year? You might need to put aside a little extra to keep up with rising home costs. According to a recent report from Zillow, the national median home will be worth $6,275 more a year from now—meaning that, on average, U.S. homebuyers will need to save an extra $105 a month (a total of $1,260 for 12 months) to keep up with the cost of a 20 percent down payment.
Jul 18, 2020
20 Unforgettable Trips to Take In Your 20s
Your 20s are usually when you get started out in your career, so it’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of everyday life. But if you can swing it, it’s worthwhile to take some time to get away and travel—whether you adventure around the world, explore a different state, or just take a few days to get away with your friends and spend time in nature, there’s a vacation for everyone.
Jul 17, 2020
How To Work “From Home” Without a Home Office
We’re not all #blessed enough to have a home office or a designated space that’s only for working, but if you have the kind of job that lets you work from your apartment, you still need some sort of workspace. Maybe you have a space you can easily transform into a desk on work days, maybe you’re one purchase or DIY project away from having the perfect telecommuting solution, or maybe you need a little help from your neighborhood coffee shop.
Jul 16, 2020
Work Happy and Stay Healthy: 4 Reasons Your Desk Needs a Plant
You don’t have to have a green thumb to know that plants can make a world of difference in your decor, but they can do a lot more than just brighten up a dull, lifeless space. Even just a little extra green can have a huge impact on your attitude and your health, especially in your workspace. If you don’t already have a photosynthesizing friend on your desk, here’s why you need one.
Jul 15, 2020
7 Ways to Organize a Bathroom Without a Medicine Cabinet or Drawers
So, you're stuck in a tiny bathroom, and you don't even have a medicine cabinet for your toiletries to call home—now what? These tips and projects can help.
Mar 11, 2020
7 Filthy Things Your Guests Will Notice When They Come Over
When you really need to go the extra mile, cleaning-wise.
Feb 27, 2020
The Student’s Guide to (Mentally and Mindfully) Surviving Winter Break
The first few days of winter break are a welcome vacation from final exams, but beyond that? It's not always all it's cracked up to be—here's how to get through the bad parts.
Sep 5, 2019