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  • Writer's picturePura Vida Connections

Laughing Falcons & other Happy Beings in our Splendid Southern Zone of Costa Rica

Laughing Falcon by Sally Rose Dolak ... See her Puriscal page here:

Warm Welcome to Lots of new Subscribers this week ... and Pura Vida Blessings to All

Hope to see you this week at Colibri's Corner ... we will have fresh yummy cinnamon buns ... made with real butter and blackberry cobbler to live for! Diane's Flaxxers are a real treat and our Kale Chips must be tried! Come in for samples! Just got in a selection of Fluoride Free Toothpastes ... and excellent quality essential oils too.

A very special event is coming up Saturday in Tinamastes ... the Fourth Annual Seed Festival ...

check our Events page or go to Vida Autentica's Website here.

One of my personal environmental heroes, Fabian Pacheco will be speaking also.

Check out more Events coming up ... my personal fave is the Lifeguard Party on July 1st at Roca Verde!

Learn About Consumer Protection Laws in Costa Rica

Check out our Good Stuff for Sale page ... here are a few newbies:

  • black recliner $125 or 70,000 CRC & blender 15,000 CRC or $25. Anyone interested can contact me 8706-5537.


  • Samsung Blu Ray DVD player... good shape. Just $50. Call Noe. 2770 1576

  • 2 Tubes of All Natural Solar Body Block spf 30+ 10,000 colones each

Here is an update on our dear friend, Marguerite from our precious Sheri Cooke.


July 20 - August 20, 2018

We are looking for a motivated couple, who are willing to take care of our beautiful rescue cat and dogs, in a peaceful and picturesque environment. You will live in a house with a large garden full of exotic plants and fruit trees together with one cat and 6+ dogs (depending on how many dog we adopt out.)

All dogs and the cat are vaccinated, dewormed and fixed. They are all treated against fleas and ticks.

See complete explanation & photos here.

+50683252514 (whatsapp works best)


Water kefir is a highly rich probiotic beverage made from kefir grains which contain a good source of healthy bacteria and yeast. Kefir is a centuries old fermented drink discovered in Caucasus mountains. Indeed, it can be your alternative option for your sweet drinking menu. If you are interested in obtaining some for probiotic health, please contact me by email.

Mary. or Whatsapp. 4078447552. Or message at 50684824865

1/4 CUP 1,500 mil makes 32oz of kefir.

Bombay Bomb Green Mango Chutney, diced green mango, fresh tamarind, garlic, onion, ginger, apple vineger, sugar, cloves, cinnamon, love, salt, pepper... agri-dulce salsa Hindu de mango verde.... Available at Colibri's Corner at the PZ market and at Samaritan Chocolate in Canaan!


A small private secluded and comfortable cottage with kitchenette and deck will be available for rent on the farm of Noe Andershadt in Pederagoso. The monthly rent will be $155 /month and includes a reliable internet connection, water, and electric.

The cottage is a ten minute drive from downtown San Isidro, and is situated next to Finca Amrita and Finca Alba Nueva in Pedregosito. The cottage is a five minute walk from hourly buses to town. If anyone has an interest in an advance look cottage contact Bill Van Horn via email at

Houses for rent and properties for sale, in the Rivas area. $10 per hour for my time and I will tell you what I know. 8915 24

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

  • Delicious Dates!

  • Organic Extra Virgen Olive Oil

  • Kalamata Black Olives

  • Nutritional Yeast

  • Organic Yuca Flour

  • Tea Tree Oils

  • Crunchy Spirulina

  • Matcha Green Tea ... amazing health properties & delicious

  • Patchouli Oil

  • Clove Oil

Aztecas ---a beautiful & artistic & delicious Mexican Restaurant is now open from Thursdays til Sunday from 10am to 8pm. Ana is doing a fabulous job and Terry is the cutest waiter ever. Here is their FB page. We wish them all the best!

Neville's Restaurant ... at the Road Beach entrance ... is a must try!

Chef Memo's New Restaurant is now open & delighting with great meals, beer, and the best host ever! See their FB page here. Across from Little California mini super, next to Fut5 Quiros Corner of Calle 2 and Avienda 16 in downtown San Isidro Del General

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

At Colibri's Corner this week:

  • Kale Chips

  • Organic Eggs

  • Turmeric Powder & Roots & Capsules

  • Organic Salads with Asian Dressing

  • Organic Red or Black Beans

  • Fresh Trout / Smoked Trout

  • Sacha Inchi Nuts

  • Palo Santo

  • Hombre Grande

  • All natural organic tobacco

  • Vegan Cookies

  • Hot & Sweet Mustard

  • Organic Vanilla Beans

  • All Organic Corn Chips ... yellow & purple

  • Raw Honey

  • Fresh Salsa

  • Local Organic Beans & Rice (Integral & White)

  • Organic Teas

  • Stevia in Powder & Liquid

  • Organic Dried Pineapple / Mangos / Bananas

  • Organic Sauerkraut

  • Becca's Amazing Hot Hot Sauces

We also have now:

  • Organic Alfalfa Seeds

  • 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 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 and can ship throughout Costa Rica.

Pura Vida Blessings to all

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