International Homesteading Education Month

GRIT magazine has teamed up with MOTHER EARTH NEWS to celebrate International Homesteading Education Month, which we’re declaring for September.

Holiday Guide

Over the years, GRIT has featured many articles that are handy for planning for the holidays, cooking for the holidays, and finding gifts.

Recycle an Old Dress into a Skirt

By Texas Pioneer Woman

I have an old dress that does not fit me well, but I would like to use it to make a simple skirt. The easiest way to make a dress into a skirt is to attach it to a wide elastic waistband.

How To Make Infused Oils

By Meg with Modern Roots

Oils can be EXPENSIVE, but making your own is easy, fun and much cheaper. Follow these simple instructions to make any type of infused oils you would like.


Time Out for the Grandson - Priceless

By Joan Pritchard

Living in the country may seem ordinary if that is your life, but to a grandchild, it is magic. The impression a few days can make stay with a life forever. Those days, in memory, are simply the best.

Festivals, Car Shows, Parades and Wheat Harvest 2013

By Mary Carton

Been a hectic three weeks with car shows and the Helen Keller Festival in my home town of Tuscumbia, Al. My computer has been giving me slow and lock up fits due to an overload of pictures that I hope gets solved with the addition of a second drive.

The Woods are on Fire

By Arkansas Girl

Whenever I see wild fires on the news, it reminds me of when I was growing up in rural Arkanas. While fires can be deadly, when we saw the woods burning, we were more than fascinated by the flames leaping over the trees and running through the forest

Not What I Expected, Only Better

By Pauline Hylton

Peeled Poplar Farm is not exactly The Ponderosa, but I wouldn't trade it for the world.

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