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Loving the May Flowers in our Delicious Southern Zone of Costa Rica


​Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder... Rumi

Welcome to many new readers ... so happy to see amazing people with great ideas & sweet spirits finding their way down here.

Thanks for all the help in getting old ads removed or updated ... we are still working on it .. so if you have any ... please let us know!

Just got in organic Medjool dates, organic maple syrup, nutritional yeast, organic tobacco, organic neem powder, and good supplies of fluoride free toothpastes! Also now carrying delicious Asian salads ... a very satisfying meal.

Really appreciate any glass bottles or jars for recycling ... we use them for many things and share with others too. We also recycle closed egg cartons ... very helpful. We have organic eggs to put in them .. really delicious & healthy.

Colorado University Says Osa, Costa Rica Forests May Resist Climate Change

Most of you already know ... but really worth mentioning this again. Thanks to Amy Schrift & all who worked on getting our Canton to be the first with no agrochemicals allowed to be used in public places. This is a great start and here is a very nice article on this.

Our dear friend, Diane Britkze is now offering Bioresonance / Biofeedback Sessions and receives excellent feed back. Check our Services page for more information on this wonderful modality.

Deepest condolences to our Cheryl Kirby on the loss of her beloved husband, Gerry ... we send our blessings to the many who loved him.

Russ Giles & his extraordinary wife, Sheri Cooke, are known & loved by many of us. Russ is blogging about his adventures in the caja system and his surviving some challenging surgery. Join us here to read Russ's humorous account. Get well Russ ... we love you!

Marguerite is on the mend after her emergency mastectomy ... she just expressed her deep appreciation for the help & love she has been receiving and asked me to pass it on to you. Here is an update on her condition and situation ... thanks for any and all help you can offer.

We're looking for housesitters for our Beautiful custom home in Canaan de Rivas for 6 months starting May 22 -end of November 2 bedroom +cabin washer dryer riverfront Please call Simon 87294321

Hola housesitters! housesitters wanted for our lovely,artistic house and wonderful parque,near Agua Buena.14 years of lovely creation it took! We will provide private Internet, water&electricity. Looking for reliable homestaybody,(no pets) from end of June til 2nd Sept.Must water little greenhouse and keep house clean.Reference preferred. There are regular bus connections to A.B.P!ease contact for more info:

Michael Mittbach 2734 0809 birnathom69@hotmail.com Gracias

Live close to town yet in the country in beautiful Quebradas.

2 bedroom / 2 bath Garage

$600 includes power & water

Call Dennis at 8755-0683

Lovely 1 bedroom 1 bath with river sounds

Nice balcony overlooking Quebradas river

On bus line ... convenient to town

$425 includes power & water

Call Dennis at 8755-0683

For a well priced, comfy house in the 'campo' of San Vito, please check out this little beauty, just $50,000 now.

Becca’s Mango Chutney… Sweet Organic Mangoes and Manzanas Nacionales (Costa Rican Apples) make up the base of this delicious and complex condiment. The addition of Organic Indian Curry Powder, sweet onions, chile dulce, ginger, raisins, apple cider vinegar, organic cane sugar, nutmeg, and cinnamon makes for a chutney you can eat straight from the jar. It’s a perfect condiment for any Indian dishes (vegetarian or meat curries especially), a glaze for meat, tofu, or vegetables, and according to one of my customers, it also makes a great vanilla ice cream topping! Definitely something to try if you’d like to brighten up your meal! 100% AWESOME y siempre hecho con amor!

Grease is the word! Please join us for a fun afternoont Costa Ballena's kids(ages 4-14) act, sing, and dance their hearts out! They have put so much dedication into this show and are super ecxcited to share it with our community. Jungle Dance (Kelly Sylvester) has teamed up with Pied Piper Productions (Sharon Boucher) from California to bring you this incredible production! Saturday and Sunday, May 27 and 28, 2 pm, Roca Verde, Dominical **After the Saturday show stick around for a fun dance party!! Roca Verde restaurant will be open for business. Tickets: c 5,000. Available at MAVI Hotel, Dominical; Lick It!, Uvita (starting this Saturday) and directly from Kelly at Starlight Studio (Mon/Tues afternoons) or where ever you can catch her :)

Check Events page for full information.

There will be a Natural Building Course held at our good friends in the Osa's organic farm, Finca Morpho in May. Check out all the details here. Come and learn from a Costa Rican Master Builder with 30 years of experience working with bamboo and earthen materials.

Purasol - solar energy - has moved their offices close to the feria in PZ, in the commercial centre "Papi Lencho" in front of the Red Cross (local number 6). We are looking for a bilingual salesperson. If interested, please call Arine 8848 2013 or find more information on this link https://tech.interspeedia.com/jobs/22836.43472.40016

$399,000 Self-sufficient ​40 acre​ compound with views, main house, private guest house and more

NEW LISTING: 50 hectare farm ... much privacy & views .. just $7,200/hectare. See Lot & Lands page for photos.

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

  • bunk beds

  • Electric Drill

  • Toshiba Laptop

  • dog crate

  • Cross Trainer

  • Fans fans@puravidaconnections.com

  • Trek mountain bike

  • Camelbak "Crux" 2L resevoir for pack. Excellent condition! $15

  • Ringing Cedars (Anastasia) Full 9 book set, newest edition! Great condition! Retails $135, selling - $75

  • Insignia brand universal laptop power cord and tips. Brand new. Works for a variety of laptops (various tips). $45

  • Kala brand - high quality, unique 6 string ukelele. "Kala 6 tenor, gloss mahogany ". Soft case and capo included! Retail (ukelele) $325, asking $145

Beautiful Luxury Home in San Isidro .. close to town

Fully Self-Sufficient Off-Grid Organic Finca/Farm with 2 Homes

Development on 65 acres $399,000

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

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 clothes, floors, walls, whatever! With tropical scent, lemon or no scent. We also carry Bio-Disinfectante ... lemon or natural smell ... excellent product.

Just in: Natural Loofahs with seeds ... can enjoy and then plant your own.

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 organic Coconut Aminos, large & small, and Teriyaki or Garlic. Healthy & delicious! Also organic Coconut Nectar & Coconut Flour.

Excited to offer Organic Medjool Dates ... limited offering and beyond delicious.

Just in: Organic Black Kalamata Olives!

Pecan Pralines .. delicious & new!

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.

Visit KapiBlu and enjoy cold & hot drinks that are amazing ... great meals & comfy atmosphere too. I just tried their Iced Chai & it was fabulous.

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: Nutritional Yeast, Grapeseed Extract, Fluoride Free Toothpastes, Blackberry Cobbler, Nag Champa Incense, dental floss ... great repellents ... Sacha Inchi Seeds ... . Also red & red/white quinoa ... delicious protein substitute for rice.

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

  • Asian take away salads

  • Organic Medjool dates

  • Organic Eggs

  • Nutritional Yeast

  • Delicious Dates!

  • Organic Extra Virgen Olive Oil

  • Organic Kalamata Black Olives

  • Organic Lemon & Peppermint Extracts

  • Organic Yuca Flour & Banana Flour & Corn Flour

  • Tea Tree Oils

  • Organic Turmeric Extract

  • 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" & anona 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

Fresh Trout / Smoked Trout

Sacha Inchi Nuts

Palo Santo

Hombre Grande

Mariola Honey ... excellent for eye & ear infections

Hot & Sweet Mustard

Organic Vanilla Beans

All Organic Corn Chips ... yellow

Raw Honey

Local Organic White Rice Organic Teas Stevia in Powder & Liquid Organic Dried 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

Becca's Amazing Hot Hot Sauces

We also have now:

Crunchy Spirulina

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 MacadamiasIntegral 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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