Terri Pous

Executive Editor

New York, NY

Terri is an editor and writer who loves historical homes, bathrooms, and storage hacks for her tiny studio apartment. Her work has appeared in BuzzFeed, the New York Times, Vox, Brides, and Time magazine, among others. She has a degree in Magazine Journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism and is a two-time Jeopardy champion.
The 20 Best Games You Can Play at Home with Just 2 People
Life
From conversation starting cards to countertop curling.
3 days ago
The Unexpected Reason You Should Always Keep Paper Towels in Your Bathroom
NEWS
Your guests will love you for it.
Apr 30, 2024
Lowe’s Easter Hours May Be Bad News for Your DIY Projects
News
But they’re having a big sale — get the details.
Mar 29, 2024
Is Dollar General Open on Easter 2024? Here’s the Deal
NEWS
If you need last-minute eggs or bunny decor, you may be in luck.
Mar 29, 2024
Target’s Easter Hours Mean You Need to Hop Over to Stores Before It Closes
News
Find out if your nearest store will be closed on Easter Sunday.
Mar 28, 2024
Trader Joe’s Has a “So Cute” $10 Bouquet with Mini Bananas (!)
News
It’s unclear if they’re actually edible.
Mar 27, 2024
Costco Is Selling LEGO’s Adorable Tiny Plants Set for Just $36.99
NEWS
“OMG I love botanical LEGOs, and they’re usually so expensive.”
Mar 18, 2024
The One Trader Joe’s Product I’ll Never Buy Again
Cleaning
Even Trader Joe’s can’t win ‘em all.
Feb 15, 2024
This Ingenious Chart Will Save Your Snow Day (It's a Book-Lover's Dream)
NEWS
BRB, gotta go get 10 books ASAP.
Feb 13, 2024
The “Cutest” Storage Jar Is on Amazon Right Now, and It’s Perfect for Spring
News
Hop on over to Amazon to snag one!
Feb 13, 2024
The “It” Color You’ll Keep Seeing Everywhere in 2024
Style
It shows no sign of stopping.
Dec 7, 2023
So, Should You Move to Your Spotify Sound Town?
News
If you got Burlington, Cambridge, or Berkeley, you’re not alone.
Dec 1, 2023
Good News, Leaf Peepers: Fall Foliage Season Could Be Long This Year
I can’t be-leaf the good news.
Aug 25, 2023
5 Ridiculous, Tiny NYC Apartment Listings We've Seen So Far This Year
News & Culture
No sinks, shared bathrooms, and more.
Aug 18, 2023
12 IKEA Facts to Help You Celebrate the Company’s 80th Birthday
Living
Everything you’ve ever wanted to know, but didn’t know how to ask in Swedish.
Jul 27, 2023
The Small/Cool Contest’s Cleverness Winner DIYed a Murphy Bed and More
Small/Cool Contest
Bright colors and brilliant, space-saving DIYs? Yes, please.
Jul 27, 2023
27 Easy Ways to Start Quiet-Quitting Your Home
By now, you've probably heard of quiet-quitting, which means only doing the work you're paid to do, and nothing more. But what if you applied the same concept to your home?
Feb 27, 2023
How My Boyfriend and I Are Joining Christmas and Hanukkah Traditions in a Studio Apartment
No apartment is too small for a mini Christmas tree and a sleek menorah.
Dec 18, 2022
I Never Throw Out Holiday Card Envelopes Right Away, and Neither Should You
They serve a super helpful purpose!
Dec 11, 2022
There’s One Key to Not Wasting a Day Off During the Pandemic
Whether it's a weekend or a weekday off of work, it's definitely possible to make the time feel unique and enjoyable.
Oct 27, 2022
4 Decluttering Lessons I Learned When My Boyfriend Moved In With Me
Organize & Clean
Lesson one: Address your shame areas.
Sep 23, 2022
IKEA Now Sells A Dupe of Anthro’s Gleaming Primrose Mirror for Less than $200
You, too, can feel like gilded royalty for a fraction of the price.
May 28, 2022
This Fun New Year's Activity Feels Like a Trip Around the World
IMO, New Year's Eve is way more of a stay-at-home holiday than a going-out one, even in non-pandemic times.
Dec 31, 2021
My Family Can't Stop Sending These Food Baskets to Each Other
In the doldrums of pandemic life, a gift basket is exactly what you need.
Dec 25, 2021
This Is the Easiest, Most Delightful Way to Send a Food Delivery as a Gift
Nothing says, "I'm thinking of you," quite like the gift of food.
Dec 18, 2021
5 Things to Do with That Extra Hour from Daylight Saving Time
I asked the Apartment Therapy edit team for their ideas of what to do before setting the clock back. Here are some of my favorite ideas of things that can take just an hour (or less!).
Nov 6, 2021
The Surprising “It” Paint Color of Small/Cool 2021
Small Cool Experience 2021
You might just start seeing this maximalist shade everywhere you look.
Jun 15, 2021
This Two-Second Formula Will Help You Choose What Colors to Decorate With
Small/Cool Experience 2021
Can't choose between bright colors and neutrals? You don't have to!
Jun 12, 2021
The Very First Thing You Should Do When Designing a Calming, Tranquil Room in Your Home
Small/Cool Experience 2021
According to HGTV's Tiffany Brooks!
Jun 11, 2021
This Mattress Topper Is So Good That It Makes My Insomnia (Somewhat) Bearable
It somehow, against the odds, makes my nights of tossing and turning not only tolerable, but kind of... nice?
May 26, 2021
The Anti-Sleep Routine That's Actually Helped My Insomnia
Turns out the best sleep routine might be not having one at all.
May 11, 2021
Just Some Smart Places to Look for Cheap, Unique, Awesome Home Decor
I sometimes feel stumped about where to score good pieces without breaking the bank. So naturally, I asked my Apartment Therapy colleagues to share their hidden gems.
May 7, 2021
Thinking Small (and Cool): A May Letter from the Editor
May is Small/Cool Month, and we're so excited for the Small/Cool Experience and to announce the Small/Cool Contest grand prize winner!
May 3, 2021
It’s (Sometimes) Easy Being Green: An April Letter from the Editor
Introducing Apartment Therapy's first-ever Green Month!
Apr 5, 2021