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A Sunday Brunch at Crossroads Cafe

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On Sunday, I went to a #brunchclub event with other bloggers from New Zealand. It was my first time attending an event like that, and despite my nerves, I had a great time.

A Sunday Brunch at Crossroads Cafe:

The other bloggers there were really lovely, and it was great to talk about our blogs, and our lives outside of blogging.

I’ve actually been a member of NZBloggers since 2015, as I previously had another blog. However, I never attended any of their events. So, I decided that with a fresh, new blog, I might as well make an effort to go and see what it was all about.

I’m so glad I did – it is such a great way to network and make new blogging buddies. A bonus is that they give out goodie bags. I’m so excited for the next event, which is wine and painting on a Saturday in November. It’s right up my alley! I love a good wine, and I love to paint…although, I don’t know how well I’ll paint when drinking. I’ll prepare myself for an indistinguishable blob.

Sunday Brunch Food:

Sunday Brunch

Now, onto the food. Crossroads Cafe is a popular, newish cafe in Milford, Auckland. I think it’s been open for about a year, however I had never actually been there.

I really like their food, as they have a variety of diet options available. From vegetarian to gluten free.

I choose an Acai Bowl, which was almost too pretty to eat!

A Sunday Brunch at Crossroads Cafe

Acai Bowl nomnom


I think that the next time I go there, I might get the Hot Cakes. They looked really yummy and fluffy.


Their Pineapple Mango Star Iced Tea was also a hit with me! It was perfect for the warmer weather.


A Sunday Brunch at Crossroads Cafe

Pineapple Mango Star Tea

The other drinks from my table included a Charcoal Latte, which seemed quite interesting!

A Sunday Brunch at Crossroads Cafe


I’m also really looking forward to trying this eyeshadow pencil I received in the goodie bag!

A Sunday Brunch at Crossroads Cafe

Collection Cosmetics

So, all in all, I had a really fab time at the Brunch Club event. It was totally worth my time!

Who else attends blogger events?


  1. kris

    01/11/2017 at 1:21 PM

    This sounds like such a wonderful time! Thank you so much for sharing your experience 🙂

  2. Steph Dring

    05/11/2017 at 11:25 PM

    The iced tea sounds delicious, right up my street!
    I’ve never been to a blogger event before either so I can understand your nerves but well done for going ahead with it. I met two bloggers yesterday and it’s so lovely to speak to somehow who understands and is on the same page as you.

    Steph x

    1. kattie

      06/11/2017 at 5:30 AM

      It was delish!! 🙂
      Yes, it was so nice speaking to people who know what blogging really is about!

  3. Kate

    12/11/2017 at 2:06 PM

    Awww blogger brunches are such a lovely idea, I’m so glad you got to meet so many lovely other bloggers. Also I wish I lived in NZ – wine and painting on a Saturday sounds like my idea of heaven, I’ll look forward to your post about it!
    Kate x

    1. kattie

      12/11/2017 at 10:57 PM

      It was so much fun!
      Tickets have gone on sale for the wine and painting event, but just realised it coincides with my mum’s birthday.
      May be able to go to both though (not sure how happy she’ll be if I turn up tipsy though).

  4. Tabitha

    13/11/2017 at 11:50 AM

    It looks like you had such a lovely time. That acai bowl look super yummy and how interesting to see a charcoal latte on the menu!? I wonder what that tastes like! Unfortunately I have never been to a blogger event but I would love to take part in one someday!

    Tabitha x

    1. kattie

      13/11/2017 at 8:30 PM

      I did have a lot of fun! I don’t know if I’ll ever try a charcoal latte – I feel like it could be really grainy! It’s be interesting though 🙂

  5. Amy

    19/11/2017 at 8:50 PM

    That little cafe looks lovely! I’ve always wanted to try an acai bowl!

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