The Chayotevine

February Slipping Away in our Beloved Southern Zone of Costa Rica

February 23, 2017

Bless the Bees & the Sunflowers

 

Lately I've been feeling thankful for every flower and every bee and every butterfly that crosses my path. 

To live in such extreme beauty is a gift beyond measure.

 

We had some glitches with our website server last week ... but hopefully is back in order. Please do check any announcements or ads you have ... we really want to keep everything as up to date as possible. Many thanks.

 

Remember too, that Colibri's Corner stays open now until 8 pm on Thursdays and Fridays we are there for sure from 10 til 1 ... often earlier.

 

Almost $1 million dollars will be invested in remodeling of Manuel Antonio Park in Costa Rica

 

Costa Rica’s Corcovado National Park has new infrastructure

Central Bank Hikes Interest Rates

 

This weekend is the annual Chirripo Mountain Race ... good luck to all the participants!

 

The famous and infamous Envision Festival takes place this Thursday thru Sunday just north of Envision ... blessings to all!

 

This, the last Friday of February, will be another wonderful lunch with Carol's Club and guest speaker, Alex Zuniga ... our Snake Expert! Check with Carol if any places have opened up. See our events page for more info.

 

Donating your body to medical science in Costa Rica (see more information on our Events page)

 

  • Following two previous successful donor events, more members of our expat community have expressed the wish to donate their body to medical science in Costa Rica.

  • One again, staff of the University of Costa Rica are willing to come to San Isidro to enable potential donors to complete the paperwork and avoid the journey to San Jose.  The visit will take place on Thursday 23rd of February.

  • If you would like to make this ultimate tribute to the wonderful country of Costa Rica, please contact Sheelagh Richards at casaceltas@gmail.com. for further information

  • Another service to the expat community hosted by the Perez Zeledon International Women’s Club

Housesitting wanted for for my tiny house , above Rivas , cool days , cooler nights .Has great view of perez zeledon .must water plants , and fruit trees , and keep house in good shape . will provide sat tv , water, electric  . internet not provided but a hot spot will work on your cell phone thru movistar .looking for someone between april 1st , thru july 1st  must have reference's .has large deck over looking perez zeledon , must have motorcycle to access property , for more info ,,,, fincatranquilo@yahoo.com

 

Happy to again have an amazing Arnica salve ... perfect to stop bumps & bruising & swelling ... as well as an all natural Tea Tree Shampoo.

 

If you haven't tried the best all natural detergent available .. please do. BioSoap is very concentrated and very effective for clothers, floors, walls, whatever! With tropical scent, lemon or no scent

Fully Self-Sufficient Off-Grid Organic Finca/Farm with 2 Homes Unique Development on 65 acres (26 Hectares) $599,000

 

Wonderful new home for sale .. close to town ... click here. MOTIVATED SELLERS JUST REDUCED PRICE.

 

Rave reviews on our super rico Sweet & Spicy Asian Hot Sauce ... great for just about anything (stir fries / salad dressing / marinade / eggs). Come by for a taster.

 

 

Very happy to have amazing, organic turmeric available in many forms ... now also in easy to take capsules! We also have the root and powdered forms. 

 

Happy to offer now Coconut Aminos, large & small, and Teriyaki or Garlic. Healthy & delicious!

 

We are now offering beautiful BeesWax Candles ... a more ecological alternative ... locally made

Turkey Tail Extract can be magical ... please click here to read of all the benefits. We are so fortunate to have a good supply at this time.

 

Stop by to sample our Vegan Flaxers, truly delicious and satisfying and come enjoy a Sampler with our amazing Ginger Kombucha.

 

New "Stuff for Sale" ... more on Stuff page

  • #10 Electrical Cable. 1000 meter rolls. $380 / roll. New, unopened, uncut. Two rolls available.

  • Petiner Advanced No-Hurt No Bark Collar. $30. New in box, never used. Please see: https://www.amazon.com/Advanced-Training-Electric-Upgraded-improve-Sensitivity/dp/B00R8VM1N8

  • Linksys E900 Wireless-N300 Router. $20. Like new. Used 8 months.

  • NuStevia White Stevia Powder. $16. By NuNaturals. 12 oz. New, unopened.

  • 1/2" tubing for hot water 5,000   tube@puravidaconnections.com

  • Calphalon pans ... great quality & value

  • used laptop battery: NEW (in box, up graded/larger capacity) battery for Toshiba Satellite Mod. #C855-S5107 laptop. Will fit many more models, I have list if interested. Paid $32 SELL for $15US. John Brooks <papabucko@yahoo.com>

  • Nespresso Expresso Foaming machine ... nespresso@puravidaconnections.com

  • Electro-acupuncture device .. no needles

    • ..... and much much more!

Visit KapiBlu and enjoy cold & hot drinks that are amazing .. great meals & comfy atmosphere too.

 

Remember to visit Urban Farm restaurant in town for their delicious breakfast & lunch menus.

 

They are also adding new dishes and have a beautiful consciousness with their food.

 

Happy to have this week de Blackberry Cobbler, Nag Champa Incense, dental floss ... great repellent ... Sacha Inchi Seeds ... organic tobacco.  Also red & red/white quinoa ... delicious protein substitute for rice.

  • Blackberry Vinaigrette ... super on salads & more!

  • Delicious Dates!

  • Organic Extra Virgen Olive Oil

  • Kalamata Black Olives

  • Organic Macadamia Flour

  • Organic Lemon & Peppermint Extracts

  • Organic Yuca Flour

  • Tea Tree Oils

  • Organic Turmeric Extract

  • Organic Shea Butter

  • Patchouli Oil

  • Clove Oil

Sauerkraut is one of the best foods for your tummy ... we are so fortunate to have Rosita's Organic Kraut ... so delicious & great for your digestion and general health.

 

The shitake mushrooms are extraordinary and quite magical .. click here to read about their many benefits.

 

Moringa: One Of The World’s Most Abundant Sources of Vitamins And Minerals 

We are fortunate to have local, organic Moringa here in our area now ... I've been learning more about it's benefits and the amazing energy the seeds and leaves give ... and the healing qualities of the Oil. Trees also available ... all @ Colibri's Corner

 

Come enjoy a sticky yummy Cinnamon Roll made with real butter!

 

We have mangosteen "matas" or baby trees at Colibri's Corner. If you want larger quantities .. let me know.trees@puravidaconnections.com

 

At Colibri's Corner this week:

  • Turkey Tail Mushroom Extract

  • Turmeric Extract & Roots & Capsules

  • Organic Coconut Aminos ...Traditional

  • Mango or Papaya Salsas, spicy & delicious by Rosita

  • Fresh Trout / Smoked Trout

  • Sacha Inchi Nuts

  • Palo Santo

  • Hombre Grande

  • All natural organic tobacco

  • Mariola Honey ... excellent for eye & ear infections

  • Hot & Sweet Mustard

  • Organic Vanilla Beans

  • All Organic Corn Chips ... yellow

  • Raw Honey

  • Fresh Salsa

  • Local Organic Beans & Rice (Integral & White)

  • Organic Teas

  • Stevia in Powder & Liquid

  • Organic Dried Pineapple / Mangos / Bananas

  • Coconut Secret Amino Acids This sap is very low glycemic, an abundant source of 17 amino acids, minerals, vitamins, and has a nearly neutral pH. 

  • Organic Sauerkraut

  • Vegan Pesto & Vegan Raw Cookies

  • Sourdough Bread

  • Becca's Amazing Hot Hot Sauces

We also have now:

  • Manuka honey

  • Organic Alfalfa Seeds

  • Crunchy Spirulina

  • Salt shaker grinders

  • Peppermint Oil

  • Lavender Oil

  • Clove Oil

  • Ylang Ylang Oil

  • Frankincense

  • Organic sauerkraut

  • Goat cheeses

  • Swiss Cheese

  • Mozzarelli Cheese

  • Fresh & Smoked Trout

  • Nutritional Yeast

  • Diatomaceous Earth

  • Epsom Salts

  • Moringa Seeds & Leaves

  • Organic Black Strap Molasses

  • International Phone Cards

  • Cactus Juice & other Natural Bug Repellents

  • Sticky, Yummy Dates

  • Costa Rican Macadamias

  • Integral Oats

For anyone with pain from spots injuries, muscle spasms, fibromyalgia, arthritis, sciatic, please check this link. We are very fortunate to have this high quality Magnesium Oil now available. Also works great as an all natural deodorant!

 

International Phone Cards available for major savings. phonecard@puravidaconnections.com

 

We appreciate pre-orders & can ship throughout Costa Rica.

 

Pura Vida Blessings to all!

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