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Día del Niño (kid’s day) in Costa Rica

Día del Niño (kid’s day) in Costa Rica

Children’s day (Día del Niño) in Costa Rica is celebrated on September 9th. When it falls on a school day, which it does more often..

September 10, 2015 with 0 Comments
Easter Sunday – Morning Beach Fun

Easter Sunday – Morning Beach Fun

We just celebrated Easter Sunday which is the final day of the Semana Santa celebration in Costa Rica. Semana Santa is a week long..

April 6, 2015 with 0 Comments
Having a Baby in Costa Rica

Having a Baby in Costa Rica

When my husband and I first got married over 10 years ago, we talked about one day moving to Costa Rica and having a home there. Well,..

July 1, 2014 with 1 Comment
History In The Making – Costa Rica Advances to Quarter Finals

History In The Making – Costa Rica Advances to Quarter Finals

It is kind of hard not to get swept away into the World Cup fever while living in Costa Rica. As I mentioned earlier, futbol (soccer) in..

June 30, 2014 with 0 Comments
Residency In Costa Rica – 2 Years in the Making

Residency In Costa Rica – 2 Years in the Making

If you have been following this blog for the past couple of years, then you know we started the process for our residency in Costa Rica, a..

June 28, 2014 with 0 Comments
Costa Rica Wins Game Two of the FIFA World Cup

Costa Rica Wins Game Two of the FIFA World Cup

AND THE CROWDS GO WILD. Across the nation yesterday Ticos and expats alike took to the streets to celebrate Costa Rica’s 2nd win in..

June 21, 2014 with 0 Comments
Día de la Independencia de Costa Rica

Día de la Independencia de Costa Rica

We have been living full time in Costa Rica now for over a year in half and have enjoyed the ups and downs that come with living in small..

September 14, 2013 with 0 Comments
a Boy and a Puppy

a Boy and a Puppy

I can’t say that it has been totally easy raising a 3 year old boy an 11 month old girl and a 4 month old puppy at the same time...

April 18, 2013 with 0 Comments
Semana Santa at the Beach

Semana Santa at the Beach

This year we spent Semana Santa and Easter Weekend at the beach. Last year we were still in the city waiting for Isabel to be born so we..

April 1, 2013 with 0 Comments
Dry Season Wildlife in Mal Pais

Dry Season Wildlife in Mal Pais

Some pictures from around the house one Sunday morning in March.

March 24, 2013 with 0 Comments
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