Filipinos have many of the same flavors as we do in the US. Chocolate is common in the Philippines as are many other classics. I’m pretty sure North Korea is the only place without chocolate. As far as ice cream … Continue reading Filipino Flavors: What’s an Ube?
This time Jenny and I swear we’ll stick with our diet. We’ve watched too many episodes of My 600 Pound Life to fail. All it took was one whiny woman who cries like a tea kettle going off to convince … Continue reading Dieting While Married: What’s the Point?
This is only partly fiction. Continue reading Cooking Rice
Yesterday was the first Valentine’s Day Jenny and I spent together. Thankfully, we got to spend the full day together because we had some adult activities we had to take care of. Our day began like most days do with … Continue reading Our First Valentine’s Day Together + a VLOG
…I could still draw them! The carrot is my second least favorite vegetable (first place goes to celery, of course!). This is something I share with … Continue reading I Don’t Like Carrots, But…
Our cooking skills aren’t the best. But this hasn’t stopped Jenny and I from regularly going into the kitchen for more than a snack. As part of our weekly cooking tradition, Jenny and I recently made omelettes. The result did … Continue reading How to Make Delicious Omelettes….Dum Dum Dum Dum [Music Note]
Last Saturday, Timmy and I decided we’d cook one extra day for our traditional Weekend Cooking (usually it’s only during Sundays). This means we actually get … Continue reading How to Cook Fried Chicken Like an Amateur (13 EASY Steps)
One of the first things Jenny and I did when she arrived in the US, after embracing each other and peeing at the airport twice, was make mango float. I can’t even remember which weekend we did this; if it … Continue reading How To Make Mango Float: The White Person Way
It’s been a few weeks since Jenny entered the despicable lair known as my home. Less than a week after she did we were fortunate enough to stumble upon a Filipino grocery store. And by stumble upon I mean via … Continue reading A Taste of Home-ba
Kenny Rogers of Jackass fame… Not, but really…Kenny Rogers, the musician who is as American as voting for Donald Trump while giving a bald eagle a blow job, has a popular restaurant in the Philippines. It’s called Kenny Rogers Roasters. … Continue reading Kenny Rogers Has a Popular Restaurant in the Philippines Yet None in the US
One of the last meals Jenny and I shared together in-person (last weekend we shared a meal via Skype; she had oatmeal while I ate steak and potatoes due to the time difference–let’s not count this one though) took place … Continue reading C-Words: Cake Icing, Cheetos, and Coffee
The day before Jenny’s birthday we went to a barbecue place. It was a little different than places you’d find in the United States as it included many vendors and had no real walls or roof. You get to pick … Continue reading Transsexuals Cooked Me Pig Rectum
The last month I’ve felt some really big lows. Two Bees in a Blog hasn’t been updated at all because how do you write about your life when the only thing good in it is one day it will end? … Continue reading Depressed Eating vs. Celebration Eating
Marrying a foreigner means an opportunity to eat the food she grew up with. What’s normal to Jenny isn’t always something I’m too familiar with. Filipino cuisine includes lots of pork and soups. Growing up in America, most of my … Continue reading Are You Afraid of Foreign Food?
I was really nervous when I proposed to Jenny last October. We talk about it often as it was very clear from the way I presented it that whatever I was about to say to Jenny was big. My nervousness … Continue reading How to Meet Your In-Laws and Sweat Off 10 Pounds During One Meal
At the airport on our way to Jenny’s hometown we stopped at Starbucks for a place to sit and grab some food because damn it how can we resist munching? Jenny made it no secret from the start of our … Continue reading How to Eat Starbucks Tuna Pumpernickel Sandwiches
Jenny and I love desserts. Sometimes Jenny says the worst thing in the world when eating a dessert, which of course is claiming the treat is too sweet. Absurd, I know. How is something too sweet? Is the sky too … Continue reading How Much Mango Float Do We Need for Our Wedding?
I put the Tim in optimism; at least based on the latest thing I found online last night. No it wasn’t the obituary of an enemy. I also didn’t discover that Nigerian Prince I helped out years ago was legit. … Continue reading Two Week Long Distance Relationship Optimism
Singing is something I have never done well. I don’t recall at any moment in my life where someone asked me to sing more. I do have a few times when they actually told me to shut up. I’m not … Continue reading Singing is Not My Specialty
Puso is the Visayan word for rice. Puso is also the Tagalog word for heart. Jenny Bee speaks Visayan, an off-branch of the Filipino language. I guess it’s basically the English equivalent of Jive or just mumbling everything you say. … Continue reading Show Me Your Puso: Rice is Close to the Hearts of All Filipinos
Realizing I have only a few weeks to lose all of the weight I gained over the winter (which was probably just five pounds and it was the same five pounds I lost last fall before visiting Jenny) I’m attempting … Continue reading Bananas Are a Great Reason to Get Married
On February 15th I started a diet. On February 16th I broke it. I was doing so well, too! I made an Excel file and everything to track my food intake to ensure I wasn’t behaving like too much of … Continue reading I Started a Diet, It Lasted Literally One Day
Because Timmy won’t go through with the wedding unless I’m at least 120 lbs maximum. NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! Ugh, that is so impossible to do now. I can’t lose 100 lbs in two months! Timmy loves me anyway no matter what weight … Continue reading I’m Meeting My Fiancé in Less than Two Months So I Need to Lose Weight Fast
My plans to make this year’s Valentine’s Day a special one for Jenny and me are ruined. Well, not really. I just didn’t get to do everything I had hoped. First, since it is Saturday, we had to decide earlier … Continue reading Long Distance Relationship Valentine’s Day Plans Ruined: Redbox, Cadbury Eggs