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Primeridge Pure Cheese and Curds are Like No Other

Aunt Liz knows how to make cheese. Like really knows how and has shared this knowledge with others. Kind of like how Ed tells people “How to Make a Record”. For the purposes of this post, let’s just say that… «more»

Summer Vacation at The Farm on Blue Mountain

The Zoo’s summer vacation started in early August at “The Farm” located at the top of Blue Mountain (just outside Collingwood, ON). My parents bought the 1880’s Farm in 1968. Not because they necessarily wanted a 100 acre functioning farm… «more»

A Broken Down Car Can’t Hold Back The Zoo

One of our van’s is called Bucephalus, the other is Bessie. Yes, we name our vans. But not our cars. Weird. For those of you that don’t know, Bucephalus was Alexander the Great’s horse. He was super sleek and famous.… «more»

When we Travel, I Pack a Lot of Stuff

The Zoo has been “The Zoo” since January 2001 and during that time, we’ve travelled a LOT. This year alone, we spent three months in Mexico. In April, we spent four days in New York City. In July, two days… «more»

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We’re Back from Summer Vacation

After three weeks, five days vacationing at The Family Farm Compound plus five days camping in Algonquin Park, we’re back from summer vacation. Our visit with family and friends was fabulous! I’ll post all the boring details and pictures when… «more»

Only Two More Sleeps Until Summer Vacation!

We couldn’t be happier to report that Marcella is back for her annual summer visit! For the past two years, she has been living in South Korea, however, that part of her journey has ended and in two months she’s… «more»