Hacienda Okhra Summer Harvest – First Crops 2014

In the tropics, at least in our region here on the Southern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula, summer time starts when the rains end at the end of December. This means we get many of our summer time crops planted in November and start getting our first harvest in February. Some items like lettuce and

Grocery Shopping in Santa Teresa

Grocery shopping is something that you pretty much always have to stay on top of, especially with a family of four. We are fortunate in our family because Lyndsey is a good shopper and we consume nearly 100% of the perishable foods that we purchase, including fruits and vegetables.

Horseback Riding Lessons in Santa Teresa

Yesterday we took Eli to Horseback Riding Lessons for little kids his age. We went with some friends and had a real good time even though it pretty much got rained out. The lesson started at 9:30 and consists of a 15 minute ride and another 5 minute talk about horses. About 15 minutes before

Griss Lodge & Villas – Playa Santa Teresa

We recently spent a week in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica at the Griss Lodge & Villas. The hotel was run by a nice young Italian couple Ricky and Sabina, and was walking distance to Playa Santa Teresa. The path to the beach is directly in front of the hotel and was full of wildlife. We