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Living in a Cacao Wonderland in the Southern Zone of Costa Rica

Wonderous Cacao

The full moon will be shining on us Saturday nite ... see Marguerite's Astrology for more.

Modern Day Medicine Man by our own Christopher Gardner and Kevin O'Neill

Kundalini Yoga Class in Miravalles this Saturday ... see Events page for details.

Wanted, someone to bring a computer and possibly a few other things from the US. Will pay $50. New Rental Opportunities:

2 story semi- open house on park like 1.5 hectar Chimirol de Rivas. Semi-furnished, full kitchen, stove, fridge, washer, optional gas hot water, garden space, fruit tree. Very secure gated property has 600' river frontage on Rio Chirripo, 7 min walk to local bus stop or 25 min drive to downtown Perez all paved. Great place for yoga, music, dance, art. $320 includes utilities. Tel# 8418-3967 (See Rental page for photos)

2 bedroom, 2 bath in desirable Miravalles ... great views, area for storage & parking. Unfurnished. Write Lots of outdoor living! Newly built cabin in Miravalles for sale ... comfortably priced.

We have some very special farms now available .. please click here to view the details.

Seeking Furniture: Vermont man recently renting a house in the Rivas area. I am in need of some basic furnature like a full or queen size bed, a kitchen table and chairs, curtains, a few smaller tables and lamps. 8343 2274 Spiritual Retreat Networking: A new spiritual retreat getting established for air B&B guests and groups of 12-15 persons desiring to stay for a weekend or longer. It is a lovely building in Paradise de Cajon (20 minutes from San Isidro) with emaculate gardens and a water fall. It is suitable for larger group gatherings of 50 persons for one-day catered events. I am seeking to make connections with those in the spiritual community that may desire to be involved or ocassionally desire a community space for functions. I am seeking to meet with those who are able to provide on-site service of massage, organic and exotic cooks, and yoga teachers. This space is ideal for spiritul type functions such as yoga teacher trainings, Christ-based gatherings, or as a coffee-house venues. Events can be catered or a community kitchen is available. Contact Randy at or 8343 2274

100% Organic Grass Fed Beef Bones five dollars a pound! I can deliver at Thursday and Tuesday Feria. Contact

Casey & Sebastian will be bringing their yummy, nitrate/nitrite free bacon & ham to Colibri's Corner this Thursday. They also have adorable kittens free to loving homes. Casey Ella McConnell <>


I'm sponsoring an essay contest to "sell" my house near San Vito, Coto Brus. For $150 and an essay on HAPPINESS, you can win my 2 bedroom/2 bath house, fully furnished, with 2 acres. You will have a 1-in-700 chance of winning! Contest ends November 1st, 2016, so don't delay!!! And remember, this is not a school exam; if you don't think of yourself as a good writer or English is not your first language, get together with friends and get help.

The contest rules, entry form, along with photos and all the information you need can be found on my website:

(Though I prefer all questions to be posted on the website for transparency, you may contact me at; U.S. phone is 541-490-4909)

We have some very special farms now available .. please click here to view the details.

Here are a few of the new & available items on our Great Stuff to Buy & Sell page .. and some not yet listed

  • Uniden 2-way radio GRM2238-2CK set

  • 12 volt fans ... 2500 colones each (Colibri's Corner)

  • 12 volt compressor ... 8,000 (Colibri's Corner)

  • Barely used portable crib .. Playard ... really nice

  • 32 cup coffee maker $25

  • Popcorn butter/Nacho cheese/Hot Fudge Warmer/Dispenser $250

  • Guillotine style Paper Cutter $60

  • Surf Board 6'2" Merrick $125 with soft case

  • Gas Water Heater ... save electricity!

  • Nespresso Milk Foaming Machine

Kapi Blu has the best cappuchinos & other goodies in a wonderful atmosphere ... stop by and enjoy a moment there. Now open Sundays 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.

So happy to now have powerful Turkey Tail Mushroom Extract! To get acquainted with the multitude of benefits, please take look at these links:

Happy to have this week red organic beans now ... also Nag Champa Incense, various fluoride free toothpastes ... great repellent ... Sacha Inchi Seeds ... organic tobacco ... Raw Goat Cheese with herbs, blackberry cobbler, and fresh salsa. Just in: hemp seeds ... with shell and without. Also red & red/white quinoa ... delicious protein

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

  • 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 you!

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

Grass feed, beef bones, 5 dollars a pound. I can deliver on Thursday market.

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

At Colibri's Corner this week:

  • Turkey Tail Mushroom Extract

  • Turmeric Extract

  • Organic Coconut Flour

  • 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

  • Costa Rican Organic Vanilla Beans

  • All Organic Corn Chips ... purple or 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

  • Organic Pure Grade A Maple Syrup

  • Organic Vanilla Beans

We also have now:

  • Manuka honey

  • Organic Alfalfa Seeds

  • Crunchy Spirulina

  • Salt shaker grinders

  • Peppermint Oil

  • Lavender Oil

  • Clove Oil

  • Ylang Ylang Oil

  • Organic sauerkraut

  • Goat cheeses

  • Swiss Cheese

  • Mozzarelli Cheese

  • Fresh & Smoked Trout

  • Nutritional Yeast

  • Diatomaceous Earth

  • EpsomSalts

  • 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.

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

Pura Vida Blessings to all

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