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Kate Hilpern

As a freelance journalist with over 28 years of experience, Kate Hilpern has contributed to various newspapers, websites and magazines nationwide. Kate holds a Master’s degree in Journalism with distinction. Her work has been published in the The Guardian, The Independent, Good Housekeeping, Woman & Home and more. Kate also worked as a lecturer in Journalism.

Recent articles by Kate Hilpern

The best sewing machines you can buy
Home appliances

Get sewing, stitching, repairing or tailoring with our pick of the best sewing machines

Our pick of the best manuka honey
Food & Drink

We help sort the good from the bad when choosing the best manuka honey

Best reed diffuser: Our favourite scents for your home
Home & garden

Reed diffusers use essential oils to give your home a fresh, fragrant scent all day long

The best Christmas tree lights from just £14
Home & garden

We pick the best LED, traditional and smart tree lights to brighten up your Christmas

Make the most of the warmer months with garden furniture

Furnish your garden with our pick of the best swing chairs, sun loungers and wooden benches

Best cookbook: Expand your recipe repertoire with these gems
Books Food & Drink

From the classics to modern wonders, these are the must-have cookbooks for your growing collection

best dog beds
Best dog bed: The cosiest cots and couches for your pet

The very best dog beds on the market will make your pooch feel cosy, safe and secure – it’s worth investing well

The best sports, casual and fashion watches
Technology Wearable technology

Find a timepiece to suit your style with our roundup of the best watches

The best aftershave and fragrances for men in 2022
Fragrances Grooming

Find your perfect scent with our pick of the best aftershaves and fragrances for men

The best toys for 3-year-olds and up

Keep your kids entertained with our pick of the best toys suitable for 3-year-olds and upwards, from £6 to £180