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Cyanerpes cyaneus, Morazán, Pérez Zeledón, Manuel Retana

Welcome to several new Members ... visitors and those making their homes here. Living in a country where peace is valued so highly is a Pura Vida Blessing without doubt.

Thanks to all who have updated their ads and it is much appreciated that all who have them do so.

Infinite thanks to Amy Schrift for her extremely important work on vastly limiting agrochemicals in our communities. Please check out her post & petition here. We need your support!

Check out Marguerite's Astrology page written for us here.

For those from US traveling with pets ... very important to check out this website here.

In our local PZ feria ... this weekend there will be a Feria for Construction, Saturday thru Monday.

Gerald Murray is driving a referendum to promote medical cannabis

We've talked about this Perico Caterpillar before ... here's a good article of the fuzzy terror ... to be avoided at all costs. Click here.

Experienced gardener and builder seeking work trade

Hello Fellow Land Stewards, I'm traveling to Costa Rica starting in December and I'd love to come work at your Costa Rican location. I am experienced with gardening, construction and landscaping and for the last 8 years, I've been managing an edible landscaping company called HomeHarvest - Edible Landscapes and Construction. www.homeharvest.biz I've volunteered on over 35 farms around the world including the tropics, have a degree in sustainable agriculture, am permaculture design certified, and I'd love to come volunteer at your operation and help however needed during December and January. Are you interested in utilizing me on your land? I hope you're doing well and look forward to hearing from you. Best, Ben Ben Barkan - Owner of HomeHarvest 339 927 6764 www.HomeHarvest.biz Ben@homeharvest.biz

Looking for Cabin or small house / Rent Living since 10 years in the Central Valley ready for a change - Looking for Cabin or small house long term for single female, preferable not to far from beaches and maybe with owner living 'on site' eventually caretaking position 60119882 or 22692260 asking for Ingrid ingrid_k20@hotmail.com

Rentals in the Chimirol/Canaan area. I know of at least 12 rentals in this area as I have been looking for myself. most are $100 a month, unfurnished, one is $250 a month, furnished. Some require 4x4 to access. Wendy Crews 8915 2461 or wendycrews@gmail.com

For those who want to celebrate Thanksgiving with good company and not have to cook ... Joanie has planned a lovely afternoon Thanksgiving at Mangostans ... please see Events page here for details ... please make reservations thru Joanie.

For a self sufficient, off grid beautiful organic farm ... click here for more information.

We will have large (3 kilos mas o menos) farm fresh chickens at Colibri's Corner this week and thruout the holiday season ... not a bad idea to send a pre-order to chickens@puravidaconnections.com

In general, pre-orders are very useful and appreciated as the season gets busier. Also, we receive and recycle all glass bottles & jars (clean or not) and egg cartons with lids.

We now offer all organic eggs weekly! Also, all organic, gluten free Yuca Flour.

Here are a few of the new & available items on our Great Stuff to Buy & Sell page:

  • HP computer

  • Electric Dryer .. works well ... 3 & 4 prongs

  • Uniden 2-way radio GRM2238-2CK set

  • Panasonic SC-PT570 DVD stereo and surround sound system 5 speakers and sub-woofer - $50

  • Oppo OPDV971H DVD player - $35

  • Go Pro 3 - $150

  • Wine Enthusiast 21-Bottle Silent Dual Zone Touchscreen Wine Cooler

  • 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

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

  • 32 cup coffee maker $25

  • Guillotine style Paper Cutter $60

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

  • Gas Water Heater ... save electricity!

  • Nespresso Milk Foaming Machine

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.

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 ... as well as spicy hummus & Gluten Free Goodies. Come enjoy a Sampler with our amazing Ginger Kombucha.

Kapi Blu has become a favorite hangout for coffees, meals and music. Now open on Sundays, too, come enjoy their drinks & food.

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:

http://www.naturalhealth365.com/paul-stamets-digestive-tract-1366.html

http://www.bastyr.edu/news/general-news/2012/11/fda-approves-bastyr-turkey-tail-trial-cancer-patients

http://www.superfoods-for-superhealth.com/coriolus.html

Since we have been running out of our delicious fresh trout ... made a bigger order this week. We also have the smoked trout ... tastes like lox!

Happy to have this week beef jerky, Blackberry Cobbler, Nag Champa Incense, various fluoride free toothpastes ... great repellent ... Sacha Inchi Seeds ... organic tobacco ... Raw Goat Cheese with herbs, blackberry cobbler. Also red & red/white quinoa ... delicious protein substitute for rice.

  • 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 your digestion and general health.​

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 to Tinmastes or PZ Thursday market. lindapanek@gmail.com

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 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

  • 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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