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“Kailan ka magkaka-baby?”

Having an Ask Saab segment on my blog may seem like I’m asking for it (pun intended), but I still get this question on the regular. I thought the question would have died when I wrote about it before but, obviously, not everybody reads my blog (only you cool kids know about this magical place…

Relationship =/= Prison

· Cheats in San Francisco | Photo by Juddhas Semana, 2017 ·

“Grabe, may boyfriend ka na, diba?” “Hoy, may asawa ka na.” “Nanay ka na, mahiya ka nga!” A lot of people believe that being in a relationship means automatically being banned from talking to the opposite sex. I admit, I was once a very jealous girlfriend and I made a lot of rules up in…

Jim Pretends To Know My Morning Routine

It seems like you guys enjoyed my latest SaabTV episode where I talk about my morning routine! Thanks for the feedback — I’m super excited to make more video blogs! For now, here’s a version of that same Morning Routine video but it’s a totally different experience because JIM DOES THE VOICE OVER. Take note,…

What’s The Deal With Flirting?

· Photo by Inez Moro, 2011 ·

Lately, I’ve been getting a lot of #AskSaab questions about boys and how to know if they like you or if it’s okay to make the first move. I’m the last person to give you tips on how to flirt. I actually did a Google search on “how to flirt with guys” before writing this…

Anniversary in Siargao: A Surprise From Jim

On our second morning in Siargao, I woke up bright and early! I let Jim sleep in a little bit more while I read my Miranda July book over coffee. Once Jim woke up, we headed straight to Very Good Nice for another surf sesh — do I sound gnarly yet?? Yuck haha. We were…

Anniversary in Siargao: Villa Maya + Shaka + Kermit

I can’t believe it’s been 2 years since I married Jim. We’re not very big on celebrating birthdays and other holidays but we promised each other we’d always celebrate our wedding anniversary! My birthday is in November, Jim’s is in December. Our agreement is to not spend much on gifts and save up for yearly…

Ask Saab 50

· Photo: Paradise International Music Festival, April 2016 ·

Question: Do you feel hurt or offended pagpinagsasabihan ka ni hubby? From simple things to serious matters. how do you handle that? ako kasi hindi agad nakakamove on sa nafefeel ko and tampo talaga. Thanks! I like youuuu — Karla :) A: I used to get really defensive about it because I’m used to ~ALWAYS…

Jim’s Bara-Bara Pasta

In almost two years of being married, I’ve been learning how to cook – slowly but surely. And when I say slowly, I mean S-L-O-W-L-Y. I’ve tried following recipes but I’m such a perfectionist that it takes me all day to make one meal. Chopping onions could take me half an hour. Cooking is just…

Domestic Dispute 4: Marriage And Money

SAAB: This is— JIM: Move into the country… Of course …gonna eat a lot of peaches Alright, welcome to the 4th episode of Domestic Dispute. It’s been a long time, I’m so sorry we haven’t updated but you know… Life happens. What a bad excuse. If we really want to do this we should keep…

Domestic Dispute 2: Stuff We Learned From Our Parents

SAAB & JIM We’re in the car right now, welcome to the second episode of Domestic Dispute. I hope this is clear but don’t worry because we’ve decided that for the next consecutive episodes of Domestic Dispute we’re gonna do a transcription of the podcast because — Move into the country, gonna eat a lot…