Frugal spa day with week old flowers

At BVO we’re big on recycling and up-cycling. We’re always thinking on ideas on how to reuse the things we get and transform old things around our homes. Flowers are definitely not the exception! There are quite a number of ways to reuse or recycle those week old roses you got for your birthday or…

Raw Veggies that aren’t Good for your Health

When it comes to vegetables, vegetarians, vegans and almost every person in the planet make the wrong assumption all vegetables can be eaten raw. The truth is some can be quite harmful and even deadly! Vegetables contain not only vitamins that are good for your body, but also contain chemicals and chemical compounds that can…

Egg White Mask and why you should avoid using it

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Natural Pedicure for Beach Ready Feet all Year’round!

Keeping your feet beach ready all year’round can be a load of work and expensive! A weekly mani-pedi can go from $40 or more, not mentioning the time to travel to the location, gas and parking in some cases. Then there is the risk of low sanitation standards at the nail salon, toxic chemicals in…

Green your Bathroom – Live Green

For years we have been wasteful and inconsiderate with our planet. We’ve filled our landfills with an incredible amount of garbage that might never decompose or take thousands of years to do. Toxic materials are released in our water-streams that should have never been produced in first place. But how do we change the faith of our…