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Costa Rican Food

¡Pura vida! Welcome to your new favorite resource for Costa Rican cuisine. Here you’ll find everything from gallo pinto to olla de carne. Costa Rican casados to your favorite milkshakes.


Welcome To Pura Vida Moms!!

Pura Vida Moms is your family travel resource for Costa Rica. Between in depth travel guides and the most robust collection of Costa Rican recipes on the Internet, everything you need to know about Costa Rica- from an expert- is right here.

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Costa Rica Travel

There are so many things to do in Costa Rica but it can be hard to drill down to exactly what you want to do. Not to worry- that’s where I come in!

Free Costa Rica Spanish
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Let’s Talk About Costa Rica!

Because sometimes you just need to know you’re on the right track with your vacation planning.


Bilingual Parenting

Speaking two languages to our children is one of the best gifts we can give them. It’s also hard- really hard. It’s at least a 20-year commitment and it can be exhausting. Whether or not you need help creating a bilingual plan, or you are looking to adjust your current plan, our articles will help you start your journey and stay on your path.