Top 5 Posts of 2012

It seems everyone in the blogging sphere is doing Top Posts for 2012. I’m really enjoying the reminders for articles I wanted to check out but didn’t get to, posts I did read and forgot about, etc. I thought the same might be helpful for you. Here, in no particular order, are the Top 5 posts clicked on for 2012 at The Soulicious Life. Coincidentally, they happen to be some of my favs too.  😉

By the way, if you haven’t yet entered my Happy New Year contest to win a beautiful and fun Upcycled Sari Bag, please do so here. You have until midnight, January 8.

Here’s to your nourishing your body and your soul in 2013! Continue reading

Non-GMO Shopping Made Easy

Photo courtesy of the Daily Green.

You may have heard a lot lately about Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). The term has hit the mainstream thanks in part to a current proposal on California’s November ballot to begin labeling food made with these genetically engineered (GE) or genetically modified (GM) ingredients, both of which are one in the same.

Don’t let the impact of this legislation and grass roots initiative be lost on you. It is a giant step towards increasing food safety in the U.S. Continue reading

Minimizing the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (and an Envirosax Giveaway!)

Note: Giveaway is at the end of this post.

Have you heard of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch? I first recall it hitting my ears a few years ago following a media blitz by Charles Moore of the Algalita Marine Research Foundation (thanks, Oprah!). He was the first to discover the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in the late 1990’s.

This patch is only one of many across our world’s oceans that collects pollution thanks to swirling ocean currents. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Debris Program, the main debris type found in these patches is plastics, “likely because of the abundance of plastics and the fact that some common types of plastic float.”  Continue reading