Kelsey Ogletree

Kelsey Ogletree, freelance lifestyle journalist for Real Simple

Kelsey Ogletree is an independent journalist contributing to a range of national digital and print outlets, from Real Simple and The Wall Street Journal to Travel + Leisure and AARP The Magazine. She specializes in food, wellness, and travel and has been writing professionally for more than 12 years. Kelsey is also the founder of Pitchcraft, a membership that teaches small business owners and PR pros how to pitch freelance writers. When she's not chasing down a story, her idea of a perfect night is whipping up a batch of cookies, then curling up on the couch with her husband, rescue kitty Monty and a good book.

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Latest from Kelsey Ogletree
How to Create a Work From Outdoors Setup: woman working outdoors
How to Set Up the Perfect Work-From-Outdoors Space (Since WFO Is the New WFH)
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What to Say to Someone With Depression—or Not Say
A stack of rhubarb stalks on a white cloth napkin
How to Freeze Rhubarb—Plus How to Store and Preserve
Overhead view of anti-inflammatory foods, like turmeric and ginger
9 Simple Ways to Reduce Inflammation and Start Feeling Your Best
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Are Clear Pantry Storage Containers Actually Worth It?
All Natural Bulk Food Dispensers in Supermarket with Scale in Front
10 Foods You Should Buy From Supermarket Bulk Bins—and 2 to Skip
Clever Kitchen Ideas to Steal from Insta-Famous Organizers
6 Things You Should Never Store Under Your Kitchen Sink—and 5 You Should
Overhead view of turmeric milk and a spoon of ground turmeric, wooden surface
Turmeric Tea Is the Anti-Inflammatory Drink That'll Warm You Right Up (and It's So Easy to Make)
pizza-stone-uses: crispy potatoes
8 Clever Ways to Use a Pizza Stone—Besides Making Pizza
Healthiest Canned Food Types
7 of the Healthiest Canned Foods to Keep in Your Pantry, According to RDs
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How to Know When It's Time to Replace Your Cookware and Kitchen Tools
christmas tree decorations
7 Essential Things to Know Before Buying Your First Christmas Tree
how to improve indoor air quality - tips for cleaner air indoors: kitchen with window left open
How to Improve Air Quality in Your Home to Help You Breathe Better
Oversleeping problems. Woman laying on pillow with alarm clock
Sleep Is Key, But Are You Getting Too Much? Here's What to Know About Oversleeping
slices of oranges and grapefruit on a colorful background
Tired of Oranges? Grapefruit Is Full of Vitamin C, Too (and Many More Healthy Benefits)
Everything You Need to Know About Tretinoin—The Anti-Aging Ingredient Derms Swear By
Tigernuts - super food
Are Tiger Nuts Worth the Hype? 5 Healthy Facts to Know About This Trending Superfood (That's Not Really a Nut)
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12 Fascinating Ways Mindfulness Can Improve Your Mental (and Physical) Health, According to Science
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Can You Clean a HEPA Filter? Here's What Experts Have to Say
Reorganizing Your Fridge Is One of the Easiest Ways to Combat Food Waste—Here's How
Professional Chefs Share Their Tips for the Best Quiche: slices of quiche
13 Tips for Making Better Quiche, Straight From Professional Chefs
Surprising Things You Can Clean in Your Washing Machine
18 Surprising Things You Can Throw in Your Washing Machine
Here's How to Declutter Your Bathroom
The 14 Things in Your Bathroom You Should Get Rid of Immediately