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A Festive Beastie Weekend!

Hey there Beastie friends! It's just a quick "hello!" from me today, because (and I might have mentioned this once or twice lately) we're going full tilt here in Beastie Towers right now! But I really wanted to share some photos of the lovely market we went to this past weekend - a fun, festive … Continue reading A Festive Beastie Weekend!

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A Whole New Beastie Family!

Hey there Beastie friends! We're broadcasting a little later than usual, because as we all know, proximity to the holiday season wreaks havoc with the best-laid plans of mice and monster-makers. Buuuuut I'm optimistic that I can make it up to you by distracting you with a whole family of new Beasties! They actually left … Continue reading A Whole New Beastie Family!

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Beasties! Cats! Gin!

It may only be Tuesday, but it seems like we're already in party mode here at Beastie Towers! Come and join us as we pick a name for the 2018 sloe gin batch, as promised last week, and give you a sneak peek of some of the other kitty-inspired goodies we'll be bringing to the … Continue reading Beasties! Cats! Gin!

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November News Flash!

Hello there Beastie friends! I'm just dropping in for a veeeery quick Beastie news update today... With less than two weeks to go until our first market expedition of the year, it's time for me to get my head down and knit and sew like a monster-maker possessed! But speaking of markets... The Market Dates … Continue reading November News Flash!

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The Calm Before Market Season

Hello everybody! There's heavy weather forecast for Dublin later today, so as I write I'm looking out the window and enjoying the bright sky and autumn colours before the storm sets in! And it seems doubly apt, because with market season on the way, right now is the calm before THAT particular storm kicks off … Continue reading The Calm Before Market Season

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Happy Hallowe’en!

Woooooooooooo! We couldn't resist popping in an extra post to celebrate the Beasties' favourite holiday! Soooo... Have a spooktacular Hallowe'en! And here are some seasonal monsters to get your own festivities started! First of all, we've got Dracula Beastie stopping in for a bite! Then Ghostie Beastie's going to drift through later on. And who … Continue reading Happy Hallowe’en!

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Beasts in the Woods!

Hello everybody! How's your week going? We've been enjoying some beautiful crisp Autumn days here recently - the bright sun and cool air really helps clear the cobwebs. So, it will be no surprise to hear that Paddy and Plunkett have been out and about, and a little closer to home than usual, too. Let's … Continue reading Beasts in the Woods!

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A Beastie Foraging Feast!

Hello there Beastie friends! How was your weekend? Ours turned out to be surprisingly fruitful, when we went for a late autumn walk in the Irish countryside! Join us as we head out foraging in nature's larder... Well, if Explorer Beastie can be coaxed out of the flower beds. A Sloe Day for Foraging We … Continue reading A Beastie Foraging Feast!

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Beastie News Roundup!

Hello there Beastie friends! How's your week going? This week's post is going to be a bit of a mixed bag, as we catch up with a few snippets of Beastie news that I've been meaning to share for a while. So, without further ado, let's start the show... Beastie Autumn Fun Worldwide! Explorer Beastie … Continue reading Beastie News Roundup!

Autumn in Dublin's Parks - CrawCrafts Beasties

Dublin in Autumn

Hello there, Beastie friends! How's your week been? I'm juggling a couple of ongoing monster projects just now, but unfortunately none of them are at a publishable stage yet! So for today's post, I thought I would share some pics of Dublin's parks in their autumn finery instead. Care to wander with us? Living in … Continue reading Dublin in Autumn