A Busy Beastie… And Her Best Friend!

Hello everybody, and welcome to the first proper BeastieBlog post of 2018! I hope you all got a bit of a break over the holidays - I know I certainly took advantage of the end-of-year lull to catch up on some sleep! But it's great to be back, and right now is actually one of … Continue reading A Busy Beastie… And Her Best Friend!

Paddy and Plunkett in Winter - CrawCrafts Beasties

A Monster New Year To You All!

Happy new year, everybody! 2017 was a pretty exciting year here at Beastie Towers - check out the review post I did a couple of weeks back, and you'll see what I mean! I'm hoping there's even more good stuff around the corner in 2018 for us, and for all of you out there too. … Continue reading A Monster New Year To You All!

Paddy and Plunkett at Porec Harbour - H Crawford/CrawCrafts Beasties

2017 – A Year of Monster Adventures!

Oh wow, I can't believe we're nearly at the end of 2017 already! It's all been a bit of a blur - surely it was only just Hallowe'en? So I thought I would use this, the last "real" post of the year, to take a look back over the highlights of the last 12 months. … Continue reading 2017 – A Year of Monster Adventures!

We're Off to Market! CrawCrafts Beasties

It’s The Most Beastie-ful Time Of The Year…

Hey everybody! I'm just popping in for a very quick "Hello!" today, because I've done the sums and this is definitely the busiest, Beastie-est week of 2017! Last overseas postage dates are looming, and I've booked places at two of Dublin's most popular Christmas markets, so that's my entertainment taken care of for the next … Continue reading It’s The Most Beastie-ful Time Of The Year…

All the Barróg Beasties - CrawCrafts Beasties

Beasties, Beasties, EVERYWHERE!

Wow, what a hectic week it's been! We're working flat out here at Beastie Towers, but of course we're never too busy to stop in and have a chat with all you lovely readers on a Tuesday lunchtime. And today, we have some super exciting news... The Beasties have set foot on US soil! Now, … Continue reading Beasties, Beasties, EVERYWHERE!

Explorer Beastie Picking Haws - CrawCrafts Beasties

All Aboard for La Rentrée!

One of the first things I picked up when I arrived in France for my study-abroad year (a veeeery long time ago) was the concept of "La Rentrée" - the name given to this time of year, when summer is drawing to a close, people are coming back from their holidays, and the familiar routine … Continue reading All Aboard for La Rentrée!

Redhead Beastie among the flowers - CrawCrafts Beasties

Sweater Weather

The Irish summer isn't exactly known for its scorching temperatures and dazzling sunshine. In fact, sometimes you'd be forgiven for thinking it was already mid-October. But even so, these last few days, it's felt like the season is turning - the breezes are cooler, and the sun is showing its face a little later in … Continue reading Sweater Weather

Explorer Beastie Breaking New Ground - CrawCrafts Beasties

Welcome to the New-Look BeastieBlog!

It's heeeeeeere! Finally, the renovations are complete, and I'm so excited to be able to share this with you all! First of all - look! A lovely new homepage for you to land on when you stop in to visit... Since I imagine many of you regular readers will be hopping straight into this post … Continue reading Welcome to the New-Look BeastieBlog!

Out and About With Explorer Beastie - CrawCrafts Beasties

The Big Five-Oh-Oh!

Hey there everybody! And this is an extra-special post for me today, because over the weekend the BeastieBlog got its 500th follower! So of course, I wanted to say a big THANK YOU to all of you... Especially those of you who take the time to come and hang out with me and the Beasties … Continue reading The Big Five-Oh-Oh!

Beastie-Sized Photo Studio! CrawCrafts Beasties

What’s Goin’ On?

Phew! It feels like it's been another busy old month here in Beastie Towers... but when I looked into my "Ready" box earlier, there didn't seem to be a whole lot of little monsters living in there yet. So much for my master plan of getting ALL my Christmas market stock made in the first … Continue reading What’s Goin’ On?