Monthly Archives: May 2014

Cost of living update

So, I keep seeing people say how expensive Costa Rica is still. What I am going to do is blog each day how much I spend and on what and where I got it. It is my hope to be able to spend less than $2K next month for myself and my wife. Now we are on a special diet and the food is expensive. So I will include it but also show how much we spent without it as well. I eat at 6 am breakfast (diet package), 9 am morning snack (diet package), 12 pm lunch is 2 cups veggies and diet package or 8 oz of protein in place of a diet package, 3 pm afternoon snack (diet package), 6 pm dinner is either 8 oz of protein and 2 cups of veggies or if I had protein for lunch its a diet package instead of the protein, 9 pm evening snack (diet package). This is why I will in the final amount show both with and without the diet food. Hopefully I can get this done under budget. We will see. :-)

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What would you like to see?

So is there anything you would like me to blog about? If so post a comment and I will see what I can do. 

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Food Chick Tip

Today’s Chick Tip…..A great recipe that takes just 15 minutes to put together and your crock pot does the rest of the work…..Chicken and Artichoke Stew! Don’t let the word stew put you off for a summer time meal, this is a light and delicious dinner just right for this time of the year (or anytime if you ask me).

In your crock pot add one whole Vidalia onion, one whole head of garlic, one diced sweet potato, two cans or frozen packs of quartered artichoke hearts, 10 baby bella mushrooms cut in half, one teaspoon each lemon thyme and oregano and one handful of fresh parsley leaves and finally three tablespoons of your favorite grainy mustard. Season with salt and pepper and stir to combine. Top with six boneless skinless chicken thighs or four boneless skinless chicken breasts.

Cook on low or medium in your crock pot with the lid on for six to eight hours and then increase to high for one hour and add your favorite green vegetable. I will be adding green beans tonight!

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Open letter to my Dogs!

Freckles, Leeloo, Dobby, Ginger, Pepper, Nina, Bubbles, Bella, Gizmo, and Pixy,

We love you and some of you we would have never meet and adopted if we hadn’t moved to Costa Rica. Here is the thing, you really need to let me sleep in a few days a week. I know you have to go to the bathroom and I know the Sun can be annoying, as it annoys me from time to time as well. All I ask of you is for 1 hour extra of sleep a few days a week. Its really not that much to ask so if you could help me out with that it would be great!

Now I know you are protecting the house and the property, but when the leaves rush across the ground from the wind this is not an intruder that must be barked at! So if you could limit your barking to those things that are important I would again greatly appreciate it. Yes a person comes to the door, or walks near the property or comes in unannounced feel free! I love that you let me know this, but when I call you come to me please. If you do you will get a great big cookie!!!!!!

_DSC5457Freckles, I love that you go swimming with me. Dude you really do need to get in and out yourself. I guess it is my fault that I have started to pick you up and put you out instead of making you use the steps. So going forward you are just going to have to get in and out yourself.

_DSC5460Leeloo, if you do not stop chewing on everything! You are older now and should have more control. We have a ton of toys around for you so please limit your chewing to those items and I will give you many more belly rubs!

Dobby one of our Local Rescue dogs we adopted.

Dobby one of our Local Rescue dogs we adopted.

Dobby, you are actually the best behaved of all your brother and sisters. You come when I call, you go into the kennel when you want a treat, you only poop and pee outside. You do not chew on anything! Now you are  a little pushy, but that is only because you want so much love. I am happy to give you the love you want. Just don’t scratch me all up. :-)

Pepper

Pepper

Pepper, you also are very well behaved. You are so needy! You need more attention than I think any human can give to any animal. I try as much as I can, but please the jumping up on me has got to stop. Especially the unexpected hug from behind the sofa as I sit watching TV or doing facebook! Its cute, but it sometimes is a shock!

Pepper

Pepper

Ginger, you also are very well behaved. Maybe if you can teach Ginger to be a little less needy and maybe if you would take some of her neediness for yourself, you two would be a perfect balance. Also while I have you here stop eating things that will make you sick. You keep eating bugs, and trying to drink out of the pool. The grass I understand why you are eating it, but don’t eat it and than come in the house and puke it up please. Stay in the grass when you do that.

Nina another rescue dog we adopted.

Nina another rescue dog we adopted.

Nina, Nina, Nina! the 3 am and or 5 am wake up call is getting old. You are a good dog, but you need to learn that just because you hear a rooster or another dog bark out in the valley somewhere it is not a wake up call for you. If you could stay asleep or let me sleep until 6 am or 7 am that would be amazing. If you do I will give you an extra cookie!

Bubbles

Bubbles

Bubbles, you are one crazy ass dog! The way you jump and the heights you get to are amazing. I can’t believe how active you are. I will ask when you take a cookie from me please stop biting my fingers off! You always act like you are starving to death. I know you can’t be as you eat so much food! I don’t know where you are putting it. Just keep in mind as you get older you will start to gain weight and you will start to look like Freckles and won’t be able to do all that jumping you do!

Gizmo

Gizmo

Gizmo, how do you not get dizzy all the time. Your running in constant circles is insane! I know that your right leg is shorter than you left leg, but I don’t think that would cause you do always move in circles. I think that you might have a disorder, but I’m not sure. You do circles while waiting for a cookie, you do circles before you eat, you do circles before you settle down to sleep, and you do circles when you pee and poop? What is really funny is when you do circles while you are pooping. I always know which is yours as its in a nice circle of drops on the ground. I would love to give you more love, but you really have to come see me more. The food will still be in the pantry you don’t need to guard it all the time.

Pixy

Pixy

Pixy, my dirty little dog. I can bath you every day and sometimes 2x a day and you will still be black from the dirt. You are such a small dog, but act like Ginger, Pepper and Nina the Shepherds and Golden lab. You play with them like you are this huge dog. They just love to rub you in the dirt and the mud. So if you could may run faster and escape the big dogs when they put you in their mouth and rub you in the ground that would be great!

Bella

Bella

Bella, you are the princess as you were Mommy’s 1st pom. You act like the queen, but if you could just be a little nicer to the big dogs that would be great. They only want to lick your face and and your ears. They only want to show you the respect you want. You are the reason we have so many dogs. You were just a little love bug and you were so good and nice that mommy just wanted so many more of you, but that did not happen. So thanks for giving us false idea of what a pom really is. :-) You are cute and you are wonderful!

So, to all my dogs we love you and we will work with you to make our life together here in Costa Rica much better! Love and belly rubs!

Pura Vida!

 

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Photo of the day Monkey Monday!!!!

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Movie Review: The Amazing Spider-man 2

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I am a fan of Spider-man no doubt. I loved the 1st 3 with  Tobey Maguire and really wished he would have been in these, but I understand why he wasn’t. I’m not really sure I like Andrew Garfield in this part. They did write in the humor that I remember from the comic book, but just don’t like him in this roll. He is a good actor don’t get me wrong, I just don’t think this is the part for him. His look just doesn’t match the comic book look of Peter Parker. 

Now I think casting Emma Stone as Gwen was great! However I do not like that they have killed her off already! She lasted really long in the comic book and there was a ton of surprise and shock when they killed her off and I think just as much when she died in this movie. Which I guess could be why they did it and I know that they may only have 3 movies so only one more left. So I get it, but it made me very sad and I really wanted to see more from her. 

Now where are they going to go from here? I mean they eluded at the end that there could be more than just 1 more left, but I’m not sure. Amazing Spider-man 3 is slated to come out in 2016! Damn that is too long to wait in my opinion. There are rumors of a 4, but not sure it will be an Amazing spider-man. So who knows what will come. We do know there will be more spider-man movies just don’t know what direction they will go in. Really there are so many to choose from.

What did I think of this movie? It was a good movie for what it was. It seem rushed to me to fit things in, but most of these movies that were comic books 1st seem that way to me. The acting was very good and the special effects were “Amazing” as always. Great fight scenes. I have to say I did laugh, and cry during this movie. So it took me on a roller coaster ride of emotions which is what I’m sure the directed wanted to do.

I would say if you saw the 1st one you must see this one as well. I would pay full price and I would pay to see it again.

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YouTube Video Monkey Monday Bonus Video!

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YouTube Monkey Around Monday!

 

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YouTube Video of the day

 

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Open Letter to Costa Rica

Dear Costa Rica,

I wake up in the morning at 5 am, but try to stay in bed until 6 am and then take in your beauty and I am thankful for that which you decided to present to me. It doesn’t matter if you have given me bright sun in my eyes that make me cringe as I pull my head out of the covers, or clouds that will bring rain. You bring something beautiful to me each day.

After I wake and you are presenting to me rain that my dogs will go out and play in and track mud all over the house and on the furniture and even me, I do wonder about your wisdom, but I understand that you must water yourself in order to bring that beauty to me each day.

Could you ask some of your creatures like the cane toads, snakes, tarantulas, and scorpions to see shelter in other areas and not in my yard or house that I share with my 10 dogs. They are a handful in and of themselves and well your wonderful and totally needed creatures do make it more of a challenge for me. So if you could direct them in another direction I would greatly appreciate it!

Oh and while I have you can I just say I can’t wait to explore more of you. You really are a super model of countries in the entire world. If I do say so myself I would rank you as the #1 super model!

Thanks for being who you are and all your wonders and challenges you bring to me every day I am thankful! Keep up the good work and we will talk again soon!

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Going Like Sixty

Going Like Sixty

Cool blog and you guys should check it out! 

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Photo of the day

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Everyone loves a good Monkey shot!

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VIDEO: Vegetable oil bus stalled in San José

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YouTube Video of the Day

I think I smell something fishy about this one. :-) They must feed those crocks well!

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Food Chick Tip

Today’s Chick Tip….Try this tasty treat for a quick snack….Turkey Roll Ups in Lettuce…..take a lettuce leaf and spread it lightly with mayonnaise, two slice of turkey or your favorite lunch meat and your favorite cheese, roll it like a cigar and enjoy a delicious treat!

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Weather for weekending 5/31/14

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Horoscopes for weekending 5/31/14

Aquarius Aries Cancer Capricorn Gemini Leo Libra Pisces sagittarius Scorpio Taurus Virgo

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Youtube Video of the day

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YouTube video of the day

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YouTube Video of the day 5/24/14

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So a little vacation

I am back and will start to post again. Just needed a little break. Still looking for some active writers who want to help out. Thanks!

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If You Need Any Convincing That Solar Roadways Are The Future, This Video Will Help

Holy shit! I would love to see this happen here in Costa Rica!

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Food Chick Tip of the day 5/15/14

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Today’s Chick Tip…..my new favorite egg salad…..mix four hard boiled eggs with one avocado and season with salt and pepper (I used lemon pepper and basil salt). Served today on a warm corn tortilla with baby spinach, tomato and just a tad bit of shredded cheese. The easy fruit salad is a kiwi, clementine and a strawberry!

BONUS TIP…..when storing the egg salad place the avocado seed in the container to keep it green!

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Joke of the day 5/15/14

The 12-Step Program for Internet Addicts

1) I will have a cup of coffee in the morning and read my newspaper like I use to.
2) I will eat breakfast with a knife and fork and not with one hand typing.
3) I will get dressed before noon.
4) I will make an attempt to clean the house, wash the dog, get the kids off to school, all before even thinking of the Internet.
5) I will sit down and write a letter to those unfortunate few friends and family that are Internet-deprived.
6) I will call someone on the phone who I cannot contact via the Internet.
7) I will read a book…if I still remember how.
8) I will listen to those around me and their needs and stop telling them to turn the TV down so I can hear what is happening on the Web.
9) I will not be tempted during TV commercials to check for email.
10) I will try and get out of the house at least once a week, if it is necessary or not.
11) I will remember that my bank is not forgiving if I forget to balance my checkbook because I was too busy on my computer.
12) Last, but not least, I will remember that I must go to bed some time….and the Internet will always be there tomorrow!

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YouTube video of the day 5/15/14

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Facebook Informative post of the day 5/14/14

The questions:

Got a real thinking question. Does anyone have a good working solution for controlling the little ants that love to invade the kitchen area and anywhere else that food is? I have tried all sorts of things that were supposed to work to no avail, must keep in mind that poisons are not an option because I have a toddler that will pick up and eat anything that he finds on the floor. Looking for a natural non poisonous solution, preferably one that I can make from plant resources available here.

The answers:

Jimmy Kirk The latest I tried was the baking soda and powder sugar in water, but the ants just avoid the area, seems they have a radar and know what to avoid. Back in the US I used the artificial sweeteners effectively, but they do now work here, maybe the stuff sold in the states is really poison?

Joshua Dean I promise you it works & it is cheap…. I use it as weed killer also & always wipe my counters down with it @ night. Keeps the flies down also.

PlayaZancudo BedandBreakfast First would be mixing this together powdered sugar and baking soda. Leave it in a small bowl or lid and they love it and die.
Secondly mixing in a spray bottle peppermint oil and water and we spray our counters with it and we don’t get ants.
Hope this helps. Good luck.

W. Peter Vanderhaak Bay leaves in the cabinets help.

Judith Kent Cinnamon oil, the post is in Rainforest Essences of Costa Rica
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Youtube Video of the day 5/14/14

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Food Chick tip 5/14/14

Today’s Chick Tip…..my new favorite egg salad…..mix four hard boiled eggs with one avocado and season with salt and pepper (I used lemon pepper and basil salt). Served today on a warm corn tortilla with baby spinach, tomato and just a tad bit of shredded cheese. The easy fruit salad is a kiwi, clementine and a strawberry!

BONUS TIP…..when storing the egg salad place the avocado seed in the container to keep it green!

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Photo of the day 5/14/14

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A great sunset!

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Joke of the day 5/14/14

There were three sons who wanted to get their mom a present for her birthday. One son decided that she wanted a bigger house and bought her a mansion. The second son decided that she didn’t want to drive by herself so he got her a limo. The third son thought that she was lonely and got her a parrot. The mom gave the first son a thank you saying that she didn’t want the house. She gave the second son a letter that said she didn’t want the limo. She gave the third son a thank you saying the chicken was good.

Ouch! that is so wrong! 

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Just a touching message for the day 5/14/14

A well-known speaker started off his seminar holding up a $20.00 bill. In the room of 200, he asked, “Who would like this $20 bill?” Hands started going up. He said, “I am going to give this $20 to one of you but first, let me do this.” 

He proceeded to crumple up the $20 dollar bill. He then asked, “Who still wants it…?” Still the hands were up in the air. “Well,” he replied, “What if I do this?” And he dropped it on the ground and started to grind it into the floor with his shoe. He picked it up, now crumpled and dirty. “Now, who still wants it?” Still the hands went into the air.

“My friends, we have all learned a very valuable lesson. No matter what I did to the money, you still wanted it because it did not decrease in value. It was still worth $20. Many times in our lives, we are dropped, crumpled, and ground into the dirt by the decisions we make and the circumstances that come our way. We may feel as though we are worthless. But no matter what has happened or what will happen, you will never lose your value.

Dirty or clean, crumpled or finely creased, you are still priceless to those who DO LOVE you. The worth of our lives comes not in what we do or who we know, but by WHO WE ARE.

You are special-Don’t EVER forget it.” If you do not pass this on, you may never know the lives it touches, the hurting hearts it speaks to, or the hope that it may bring. Count your blessings, not your problems.

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Restaurant Review: Leno Y Carbon

 

So, at the suggestion of our nutritionist we had lunch here one day. One would think she would keep our diet in mind when suggesting a place. You would think that if the meal says on the menu Zero carbs than it should have zero carbs right? Well that would be wrong. The zero carb meal we purchased had corn, and tortilla and cheese and all manner of things with carbs in them. So that didn’t make me happy, but lets move on.

The restaurant itself was very nice. Good parking, but it was a little busy, which is always a good sign. A very friendly parking attendant. The staff was very friendly and nice and kept us full and our table clear of dishes. So the service was very good.

One major complaint and I don’t know if it was just something on the day we were there or if this was just an issue in general, but there was no water in the bathrooms! The kitchen had water, but the bathrooms did not. You could not flush and you could not wash your hands! Luckily I did not find this out until the end of the meal. Lucky they did have pitchers of water in the bathroom that I used to flush and wash my hands with. My wife was not so lucky as they did not have these in the ladies room. :-( So I am gong to have to take off major points for this issue.

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So lets move onto the most important items the food!

 

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This was the chicken salad and it was ok. The chicken was the hero of the salad as it should be. Very juicy and it was seasoned very well. The salad itself was lacking a few items and like in most restaurants it was not as advertised as far as the items that were suppose to be in it. Over all it was an ok salad.

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This was the zero carb meal I was talking about. As you can see there are a few carbs in here. I forgot, well didn’t realize that the steak was going to have cheese on it. So I didn’t ask to leave it off. The chicken again was very tasty. It did have skin, but ate it before I realized I wanted to take a picture. There was a BBQ pork and the steak that I mentioned. Again BBQ has carbs. Not sure who is calculating the carbs on these meals, but they really need to take a nutrition class. Over all this was a good plate of food. You felt full after eating it and more so if you ate allt he stuff we had to pull off as they were too many carbs for our diet. The steak was a little tough, but not the worst I have had. The pork had a good flavor, but was a bit dry. The side salad was a side salad nothing to talk about there that is for sure.  My wife and I both got this same meal.

After a meal I sometimes like to have coffee. I have gotten in the habit of asking, “Do you serve Costa Rican coffee?” this waiter said and I quote, “hahhaha of course we do!” So out comes the coffee. Here is a video of that experience.

Here is a picture of the final product which was excellent! I loved the show and the taste of this coffee!

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So I guess it is time to wrap this one up. The prices were fair. It was about $50 for 2 entrees, 1 salad,  2 1/2 cups of coffee and about 4 cokes. The food overall was good. I wouldn’t say it was great, but it was good. The service was great! No doubt about that. The bathrooms sucked. That is going to bring the rating way down sorry to say. Hopefully it was just a temporary issue and not a permanent one.  Would I go back and eat again? Yes especially when I am off the diet as I saw the desserts going to another table and if they taste anything like they look I want me some!!!!!!!!!!!

So I give them 2 seashell1out of 5.  I could have given them 4 if it wasn’t for the bathroom issue. I would go and check the bathroom 1st if bathrooms are an issue for you. If not I say go eat and enjoy!!!!!!!

Pura Vida!

 

 

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Facebook: Banking in Costa Rica

Which banks can i open an account and use the card in CR without the crazy fees?

Answers:

Chad Francis Charles Schwab. They reimburse all ATM fees as well

 

Rob Evans USAA and Capital One have not foreign fees and reimburse ATM fees

 

Jimmy Kirk I have been using BCR since I first came here in 2010 and no problems. Yesterday we went there to try for a home loan but was told that as of 2 years ago a person must be a resident to do so. This is true of all the national banks, but the associate I was talking with did speak and understand English and gave me a lot of insight on BCR. They are in the midst of restructuring to accommodate more expats since they have seen a lot of business leave due to the newer regulations and will be offering more services over the next year. Even though we did not accomplish the mission, he also advised using one of the private banks as they do not have to adhere to these rules and mentioned some of the better ones. Very helpful and cleared up a lot of things as we talked about many areas of banking for a long time. So I am still happy with BCR.

Kathleen Feeney I had luck getting both savings and checking accounts and debit card at Banco Nacional. I needed a letter from my USA bank that I had accounts in good standing and I needed a letter from a Costa Rican accountant saying it looked as if my money is legitimate business income and bona fide life saving ..now I am glad to avoid the 1% “international transaction fee” that Visa was putting on every purchase!

 

Brandon Young Well I use my BoA card to withdraw at scotia bank… they are allied banks so the $5 fee is waved… scotia charges u 2-3% of whatever u take out unless u move it to their account… this only applies fr taking out dollars… if u take out colones u have the $5 fee… why idk…

 

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Joke of the Day 5/13/14

An elderly man constantly called his doctor at all hours of the day and night and would then keep him on the phone with a litany of imagined ailments. Finally the doctor could take it no longer.
“Listen, Mr. Becker. If you wake me up again in the middle of the night with another one of your tales about some made-up ailment, i am going to insist you go to another physician. Have I made myself clear?” And he hung up the phone.
A week later, the unfortunate man slipped and fell down a flight of stairs, breaking his hip, two ribs, en elbow, and suffering a concussion. He was rushed to the hospital and put in intensive care. An hour later, his doctor walked in on him, saw his condition, and beamed, “Now I think you’re getting the hang of it!

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Photo of the day 5/13/14

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Now there is an ocean view!

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YouTube Video of the day Bonus!

 

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YouTube Video of the day 5/13/14

 

Pura Vida! Now go outside!

 

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Horoscopes for week ending 5/17/14

Aquarius Aries Cancer Capricorn Gemini Leo Libra Pisces Sagittarius scorpio Taurus Virgo

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Food Chick Tip of the day 5/12/14

When you go out dinner stick to your diet by asking for half of your dinner in a to go box before it even gets to the table. This way you won’t be tempted to eat the whole thing at once AND you have lunch already prepared for the next day!

My Mother’s Day dinner, Mahi Mahi topped with a crab lemon caper sauce with roasted asparagus.

 

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Way to good not to share!

I know nothing to do with Costa Rica, but sometimes you just gotta share!

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Photo of the day 5/12/14 Dog day Monday!

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YouTube Video of the day Bonus Video! 5/12/14

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YouTube Video of the Day 5/12/14

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Joke of the day 5/12/14

A woman on the phone to her friend; I feel like my body has gotten totally out of shape, so I got my doctor’s permission to join a fitness club and start exercising…. I decided to take and aerobics class for seniors. I bent, twisted, gyrated, jumped up and down, and perspired for an hour. But, by the time I got my leotards on, the class was over.

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Daily Facebook Useful Information

So I have noticed that there are a number of my readers who do not have a Facebook account and I decided to do a segment posting useful information from Facebook. I am he admin of a group called Gringo Expats in Costa Rica. There is a lot of good information that is shared in that group. So from time to time I will share said information. Here is the 1st useful piece of information.

This was the questions:

Mario Steven

trying to bring a car down from the states.Getting different import rates .Looking for any info from recent experiences . Probably a 2000-2002 four runner.
The Answers:
Nel Cameron The older the vehicle, the more you’re going to pay in duties. You need to talk/write to a shipper and give them all the info on your vehicle, including VIN and they will find out what it’s going to cost you in duties. We used Charlie Zeller (Ship to Costa Rica). He gave us all that info ahead of time. We still ended up with a refund of part of it because the numbers changed (hey, we got a refund…in CR that’s a big thing…he’s honest!). http://www.solutionscostarica.com/relocating/

 

Jonathan Goff Figure about 80% of Kelly Blue book for duties plus freight ($1200) from Fla. to Limon and another $300+ to make it legal here for the first 6 months but that can be done anytime in the first six months if it’s registered back there

 

Brandon Young I highly recommend mike Rappaport. .. he shipped my 01 nissan frontier with no problems what so ever… heres his email and phone number…
rappmike1@AOL.com
(727) 231-4344 stateside number
Cr number (257) 339-33
Very good price compared to others…

 

Don Martin http://www.hacienda.go.cr/autohacienda/autovalor.aspx?ifr…% Just plug your car in here and it will tell you the taxes. Ditto on Mike Rappaport good guy
So there you have it. Enjoy!
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Vacation

I’m currently on vacation so posts will not be daily. I did do a few today. So be sure to check them out. I am working on some restaurant reviews to post in the next couple of days. As I have time I will try to put up new material.

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Photo of the day 5/11/14

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YouTube video of the day 5/11/14

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Joke of the day 5/11/14

Once upon a time Dracula decided to carry some sort of a competition to see which is the finest bat to stand on his side. So all the bats were honored to take part. The rules were simple. Whichever bat drinks more blood, will be the winner? So the first bat goes and comes back after 10 minutes. Her mouth was full of blood. Dracula says: “Congratulations, how did you do that?” The bat said: “Do you see that tower? Behind it there is a house. I went in and sucked the blood of all the family”. “Very good” said Dracula. The second bat goes and comes back after 5 minutes all her face covered in blood. Dracula astonished says, “How did you do that?” The bat replies ” Do you see that tower? Behind it there is a school. I went in and drunk the blood of all the children”. “Impressive” said Dracula. Now the third bat goes and comes back after three minutes literally covered in blood from top to toe. Dracula is stunned. “How on earth did you do that????” he asked. And the bat replies. “Do you see this tower?” Dracula replies with a yes. And the bat says “Well, I didn’t”.

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Photo of the day 5/8/14

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La Garita Vivero wonderful place lots of stuff.

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