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Jennifer
San Ramon de Alajuela, Costa Rica
Living our lives our way one day at a time.
Interests: family, natural remedies, finding and maintaining balance in all areas
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Avenida Cultura put on events throughout the year. With Christmas season in full swing they've ramped up entertainment. Below was the schedule for last Sunday. The family bailed on me so I went into town around 4:30 p.m. to watch the shows and see the Melcochas de Maria. It was... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at A New Life In Costa Rica
Here are the videos from the fashion show on Saturday. There were so many students who signed up for the class they ended up having two classes. Group one is the Friday class and two is Saturday. Our daughters outfit is the first in this group. :D The budding new... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at A New Life In Costa Rica
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Today, this is where you'll find us! I just got home from dropping Callista off at the museum where they are doing set-up for the show this afternoon. Our daughter has been in a sewing class at the museum the past several months. She has gone from very basic sewing... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2014 at A New Life In Costa Rica
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The Christmas wind blew in some lovely decorations yesterday. Three rainbow billed toucans landed in the tree just outside the office. Number three is hard to see, look along the right side of the photo in the leaves at the top right of the window frame. Number four hung out... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2014 at A New Life In Costa Rica
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Snapped this on our morning walk. It has certainly been a cold moon cycle around here! The dogs and I cut our walk short this morning because of the biting cold and fierce winds. Had to keep my hoodie tied around my face so it wouldn't blow off. This could... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2014 at A New Life In Costa Rica
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Wood Ear Mushrooms. I found these beautiful mushrooms on my walk this morning. Within minutes of posting photos on Facebook they've been identified as edible mushrooms. The info keeps coming in! I found a page that tells all about wood ear mushrooms including which restaurants are currently serving them in... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2014 at A New Life In Costa Rica
One more video from Thanksgiving morning. My abs hurt after watching his workout! Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2014 at A New Life In Costa Rica
And... another video. Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2014 at A New Life In Costa Rica
Here's one of the videos I took on Thanksgiving morning. Baby sloth and I spent close to three hours alone together in the little forest. It was a very special day! Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2014 at A New Life In Costa Rica
My intention was to capture Christmas in the city when I took a bus in early the other morning. Photos don't capture the "feeling" of the season but I can honestly say I experienced the magic while wander the streets pretty much all day. I left home at 5:45 a.m.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2014 at A New Life In Costa Rica
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I don't know about you but when I look at these little orchids I see angels. Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2014 at A New Life In Costa Rica
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Yesterday I went into the city to experience Christmas. When I called hubby to check in I mentioned feeling pulled to go into the casino he and I had visited on our anniversary last month. After I finished my breakfast that's where I went. I put two, 1000 colon bills,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2014 at A New Life In Costa Rica
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The other day in San Jose we discovered a new restaurant, Mozzarella Ristorante Pizzeria. We were headed to another restaurant but once we saw this place decided to stop and give it a try. It was a good experience. The restaurant is decorated with old photos Sophia Loren and other... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2014 at A New Life In Costa Rica
Paul, you are AWESOME!!! Once again, THANK-YOU so much for sharing your wealth of information!
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The rescued mini orchids have started to bloom. The tiny orchids are so beautiful and delicate! Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2014 at A New Life In Costa Rica
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Baltimore orioles and summer tanager Baltimor oriole and clay colored robin Baltimore Oriole Blue grey tanager Black cowled oriole Rainbow billed toucan Summer tanager Hoffman's woodpecker Black-hgeaded saltator Female baltimore oriole Baltimore oriole trio Tanagers and orioles Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2014 at A New Life In Costa Rica
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FERIA OCCIDENTE EMPRENDE took place on Friday and Saturday at the local musuem. Honestly, I had no idea what it was by the name so I went to find out. It turned out to be a micro business fair. Booths to wander and browse, just my kind of thing on... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2014 at A New Life In Costa Rica
Thanks Paul, we count our blessings each and every day! I agree, Cal did great! She made us snacks too. A really special ...week for us. Heck, might as well celebrate all year!
Toggle Commented Nov 22, 2014 on Look what she did! at A New Life In Costa Rica
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The book says theyre 21 so almost two feet Andrea. He looked every inch of it too. Majestic! The short tail made him look bigger as he really is all body. The chicken hawk all grown up, he did have that certain look in his eyes in some of the pics. Thanks for commenting! :D
Toggle Commented Nov 22, 2014 on Laughing falcon at A New Life In Costa Rica
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Every now and then I'd see a huge bird I didn't recognize as we were pulling out of the driveway. Today I got to see him up close. Really cool! A quick check of our handy Costa Rica bird book (yes, we still use it after 8 yrs) revealed it... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2014 at A New Life In Costa Rica
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Baby sloth greeting me early this morning, can't think of a better way to start off the week! Getting a video to share... added bonus! #slothlove #babysloths Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2014 at A New Life In Costa Rica
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This is what hubby and I are living after gifting ourselves with smartphones for our anniversary. Bill never mastered the old cell phone. He had all our numbers taped to the back because he couldn't figure out how to use contacts. Over the past year he's managed to master his... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2014 at A New Life In Costa Rica
Thanks Joseph, well be busy celebrating all week!
Toggle Commented Nov 13, 2014 on Look what she did! at A New Life In Costa Rica
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Thanks LivingCheap, I remember when all I wanted was history with hubby. Weve got that now, and a great one at that!
Toggle Commented Nov 12, 2014 on Look what she did! at A New Life In Costa Rica
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November 11, is not only Veterans Day, it is also our wedding anniversary. Yesterday we celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary. This is what our daughter did while we were in the city. She had the room curtained off so we couldn't see it until just before sunset. The idea was... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2014 at A New Life In Costa Rica