Discover

A Local Perspective

Making Mardi Gras Great Again

  Booze, Bourbon (both the thoroughfare and the beverage) and bras (or lack thereof) is probably the Mardi Gras formula you are well aware of. But, if you never actually left the ...
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Vacation for the Whole Family

Get Away & Play

What should be a relaxing and enjoyable time of year can turn into a frenzied scheme of packing suitcases, checking calendars, and burning up the roads—especially for mothers. We’ve compiled a ...
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Homage

Stories from the Diner

Bob Griffith

 In this year's Awaken edition of Stories from the Diner, Bob Griffith shares his story of supporting his wife through a very difficult time in their lives. 
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The History of Mardi Gras

 Once Christmas and New Year’s have passed, most regions have little to look forward to until Easter comes along—that is, unless you live in the south. Mardi Gras is celebrated anywhere ...
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Texture

The Classic Pieces Everyone Needs in Their Closet

Wardrobe Staples

Classic pieces are the foundations of impeccable wardrobes. How does that old saying go? "Men come and go, but closet staples last forever?"
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Finding Your Ideal Sunglasses

Perfect Fit

 Who doesn’t love a great pair of sunglasses? The perfect pair can make youfeel like a new you and the compliments come rolling in. Sunglasses serve an obvious purpose: they make ...
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Dreaming Bigger

Smith Textiles

Smith Sinrod has always been involved in the world of fashion, but has recently switched from designing clothes to designing textiles and cloth. Her quality, watercolor products are handmade and inspired ...
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Savor

From Kitchen to Storefront

Chicken Salad Chick

The idea for the restaurant was born out of turmoil, when Stacy’s divorce shifted her from life as a stay-at-home-mom to the primary provider for her three children. Rather than forfeit ...
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from Dana Spinola

Vegan Greek Nachos

 These Vegan Greek Nachos from Awaken GE Dana Spinola are delicious and easy! Try them today – you won't be able to tell you're eating vegan!
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Mardi Gras Cocktail

 Even if you don't find yourself in New Orleans or Mobile tonight, you can still celebrate Mardis Gras! Our Sazerac cocktail recipe will help you find your groove without the beads.  ...
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Enrich

Life as a Street Performer

Eric Ogilvie

What is it like living as a Street Performer in New Orleans? Meet Eric Ogilvie, a sword swallower who astounds tourists daily with his amazing feats. 
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A New Spin on Feminism

Ashley Longshore

 Step inside the Longshore Studio Gallery in New Orleans, Louisiana, and you’re immediately transported to the world of internationally-renowned artist, Ashley Longshore, whose paintings are celebrated by art collectors and celebrities ...
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Flourish Guest Editor Letter

Mike Ragsdale

 Meet our Flourish Guest Editor Mike Ragsdale, founder of the 30A Company. 
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Humanity

Defending the Fatherless

Project 82

 No other force in this world impacts us as family does. The amount of love and attention we receive—or don’t receive—in our adolescent years affects us greatly, and it can often ...
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A Truly Renowned Wine Connisseur

Aaron Pott- 30A Wine Festival

As the 30A Wine Festival approaches, Good Grit was able to talk with the well-known and wonderful owner of Pott Wine, Aaron Pott. Aaron will be one of many wine vintners ...
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Fellowship

The Perfect Go-To Netflix and Chill List

Dreaming and Streaming

Still trying to figure out what to do on this rainy weekend? Good Grit has you covered with a list of the top 10 best shows to stream while you're couped ...
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Getting to Know

Guest Editor Mike Ragsdale

 Mike Ragsdale, CEO and founder of 30A, has taken the expression of “live like you’re dying” to a whole new place. The CEO took the biggest plunge of his life when ...
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Sponsored Content

Team Building Like No Other

Red Mountain Park

 Red Mountain Park Team Forging combines the elements of successful group dynamics and outdoor adventure into an exciting custom-designed program for groups of any size. 
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The Best in the South

Greene County Golf

If you’re looking for a course that is both visually appealing and tests your skills, there is simply no better place than Greensboro, Georgia. There is definitely something in the water ...
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