About Hilary

Hilary Kimes Bernstein writes about making healthy decisions that honor God and happen to help the environment on her blog, Accidentally Green.

An experienced journalist, Hilary worked at The Gazette, a daily newspaper in Medina, Ohio, for 10 years as a columnist and editor of the lifestyle section, where she focused on family, food, home, travel, and entertainment. While at The Gazette, she wrote hundreds of articles, was awarded second place as the Associated Press Best Columnist in Ohio in 2003, and directly supervised a staff that won more than 25 awards. Previously she was employed as a staff writer at Christian Mission magazine in Charlottesville, Va.

Hilary graduated from Otterbein College with a bachelor of arts, cum laude, in journalism. While at Otterbein, she was an editorial intern at Release magazine, part of Vox Publications in Nashville, Tenn.; and Worldwide Challenge magazine, based out of Campus Crusade for Christ’s world headquarters in Orlando, Fla. Hilary’s Worldwide Challenge article, “Tending Our Talents,” is still used in training materials and Bible studies for Campus Crusade.

Through Accidentally Green, Hilary is part of the invitation-only Healthy Child, Healthy World Network, she was voted No. 13 in Circle of Moms’ Top 25 Eco-Friendly Moms of 2012, and was named to the Top 100 Sites for Going Green in 2012.

She most enjoys being a wife and mother. Hilary and her husband live in Ohio with their son and daughter.