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Green gift guide for him
Tico Green Gift Guide for Him

I think most of us would agree the men in our lives are hard to shop for; either they don’t like a lot of “stuff”, they are particular, or their wish list includes big ticket items.  To find a unique, meaningful gift is a challenge for every holiday and special occasion, year after year.  We’ve […]


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14 Ways to be Inspired in 2014

In Costa Rica, the towns are busy preparing to ring in the new year with tamales. In the grocery stores, every one greets each other with “Feliz Año Nuevo!” and “Pura Vida!” Pure life. Let’s enter 2014 with the intention of living a pure, authentic life. Let’s make this year about taking care of our […]


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How I Got To Know TICO*

TICO* Has Impacted Many Aspects of My Life When asked to be a guest writer for TICO*, I’ve struggled with what to start with first.  I’m a mother of two, yoga instructor, wanna-be health nut (it’s a process!), avid traveler, and a big fan of this lovely oil for my body.  So instead of jumping […]


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Re-Creation in Costa Rica

Not All Who Wander Are Lost In May of 2011, I had had enough. The previous five years had been spent in very public executive roles, ramping up new ventures for other people. All of them, at their core, were about helping others, so I can say that I had passion about what I was […]


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