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Nov 13 2011

Mid-Month Newsletter – November 2011

Welcome to our RetireForLessInCostaRica.com Mid-Month Newsletter!   In this special San Ramon issue: What Really Grabs Us The Things We Love – Living Outside Feature Article: “The 10 Reasons Why We Chose San Ramon de Alajuela” Where to Stay in San Ramon – Casa Amanecer   What Really Grabs Us!! I know our posts can …

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Nov 02 2011

Less is More

Less is more. Last month when we published the Retire for Less  lifestyle philosophy on our mid-month News Flash, we said that it was a “living document” — kind of like the U.S. Constitution and just as important 😎 — and could be amended or added to at any time as we, “the framers,” saw …

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Oct 31 2011

Newsletter – October 2011

Welcome to our RetireForLessInCostaRica.com Monthly Newsletter! In this month’s issue: So, what’s up with the Yeatmans? Our monthly update to answer the #1 question people ask us, “What do you DO all day?” Retire for Less Tour of the Month – Tortuga Island Paul’s Monthly Tip to Live for Less in Costa Rica: Shop at Ropa …

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Oct 18 2011

Gringos in the Mist – Day 11

The online newspaper, Inside Costa Rica,  reported today that “It’s been raining in Costa Rica for 11 days straight and the national weather service is forecasting a couple of days more before the sun begins to shine again. This is the one of the longest rainy periods in the history of the country.” Here at our …

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Oct 12 2011

Gringos in the Mist

The rainy season is upon us in full force.  It’s 10:00 a.m. and, for the third day in a row, we are surrounded by mist and drenched with rain.  The photo to the right is the view out of our front door right now. We’ve learned to appreciate the rainy season though.  If it wasn’t for …

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Oct 05 2011

Living the Expat Life

Gloria and I moved to Costa Rica on April Fool’s Day of 2009.  For the first three months, we stayed close to home, just trying to settle in and get our bearings.  Our lives were full of changes.  We moved into a small house for one month, then moved again into our present cabina.  We bought …

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Oct 05 2011

Newsletter – September 2011

Welcome to our RetireForLessInCostaRica.com Monthly Newsletter!   September was such a busy month for us, it just flew by – that’s why we’re actually sending out our regular September newsletter in October. In this month’s issue: So, what’s up with the Yeatmans? Our monthly update to answer the #1 question people ask us, “What do …

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Sep 11 2011

News Flash – September 2011

  In this special issue:   So, what’s up with the Yeatmans? Our monthly update to answer the #1 question people ask us, “What do you DO all day?” What exactly is the “retire for less” lifestyle? Our new partnership to bring you more value for less Our latest video – “Do I have to …

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Sep 06 2011

In Gratitude

Some days it’s almost too much for me…I think about our life here in Costa Rica and the gratitude just bubbles up and overflows.  I love our life here. We have made some wonderful friends and have found the sense of community we always craved. What has brought it home for me this time is …

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Aug 29 2011

Newsletter – August 2011

Welcome to our RetireForLessInCostaRica.com Monthly Newsletter! In this month’s issue: So, what’s up with the Yeatmans? Our monthly update to answer the #1 question people ask us, “What do you DO all day?” Paul’s Monthly Tip to Live for Less in Costa Rica: Join the Caja, Costa Rica’s National Medical System Paul’s Monthly Weather “Report” …

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