Dr. Bombay's Underwater Tea Party

12 October 2018

I had the great privilege of attending a real life tea party at Dr. Bombay's with my team at work, complete with scones, mini sandwiches, and other assorted desserts (all of which are not pictured, because I was too present to snap a bunch of photos).

As far as the teas go, the were delicious. We tried four different types:
  • Jasmine Jazz (Green)
  • Orange Blossom (White)
  • Cinnamon Cardamom (Black)
  • Peppermint Chocolate (Rooibos)
All were great, but my favorites were the Cinnamon Cardamom and Peppermint Chocolate. 

Used books line the wall of the shop, all of which are available to purchase for $1. They also have an array of other wearable goodies for sale including classic tea party hats. 

High tea reservations must be booked in advance on their website and are only available at certain times:
  • Tuesday – Friday 3:00pm to 5:30pm
  • Saturday – Sunday 11:00am to 5:30pm
Walk-ins are also encouraged if you'd like to sit and work (free Wi-Fi is always a win) while having a few cups of tea and some scones. It's also worth mentioning that the teas are exclusive to Dr. Bombay's and are not available for purchase anywhere else.


Dr. Bombay's Underwater Tea Party
In Historical Candler Park
1645 McLendon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA, USA 30307


01 October 2018

Doggie vacations, trader joe's fall hauls, collard green egg rolls, lots of chicken salads, Aladdin at the Fox Theatre, North GA State Fair, Sundays at Passion.

That was September.

the ice kitchen

24 September 2018 Kennesaw, GA

On the last day of summer 2018, I had caramel-drizzled espresso ice cream.

With oreo bits mixed in.

Egan's Creek Greenway

10 September 2018 Fernandina Beach, FL

"NOTICE: Alligators are common in Florida including the waterways of Egan's Creek Greenway.

They can be dangerous and should not be approached, frightened or fed. Please give them the respect that they deserve.

Keep your distance."

J and I rented bikes and rode the trails of Egan's Creek Greenway this past weekend. It was stunning. Every bend was filled with lush greenery, colorful butterflies and wildflowers. We were both hot and drenched in sweat after a couple miles, but it was worth it and honestly didn't even feel like a workout.

When we were finishing up, J spotted an alligator in one of the lakes as we rode past. He stopped for a picture and all I could think about was the sign at the beginning. 

"Keep your distance."

So... I kept peddling.

"I won't be able to save you, babe. All I can do is collect the insurance money." -me

what american summers are made of

08 September 2018 Fernandina Beach, FL

Bacon cheeseburgers are what American summers are made of.

Also, why do fried potatoes taste so much better as tots versus french fries?!

(my original review of tasty's is here »»)

beach walks

06 September 2018 Fernandina Beach, FL

Always and forever my favorite summer pastime. ❤️

chocolate pecan cake

05 September 2018

It's been over a year since I posted a recipe I tried and modified, not because I haven't been cooking (I cook at least 4 days out the week) but because I haven't taken the time to photograph the end results. 

This past weekend, I finally picked up a bag of almond flour. The plan was to make a batch of keto dinner rolls, and that's exactly what I did - not because I'm on the keto diet but because they sounded delicious. They were, in fact, delicious (I used this recipe), and I have every intention to remake them and snap a few pics soon, but today I'm sharing the end result of a different recipe: Chocolate Almond Cake.


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