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There's a lot going on at L.L.Bean, and this is the place to keep up with all the latest news. Our blog is chock-full of great ideas and advice to inspire your outdoor adventures – as well as updates on products, sales and events in Freeport, Maine, and around the country.
Stocking Stuffers: The Best Gifts Come in Small Packages
For many of us, waking up on Christmas morning, dumping the contents of our stocking onto the floor and tearing into that shiny orange nestled in the toe is one of our most cherished holiday memories. It’s no wonder the practice of filling stockings with treats and small gifts has been a tradition for hundreds of years. More
- Tuesday, 12/10/13
Wildlife artist John Ruthven loves to walk. And he loves his L.L.Bean Boots. He has walked in them at least 4 miles a day, covering a total of more than 75,000 miles, over the past 50 years. Along with a sketchpad and pencil, his trusty boots are the only items that always go with him… More
- Thursday, 12/5/13
We’ve been handcrafting Boat & Totes here in Maine since 1944. Now, we’re giving you the chance to design your own, still built for you by hand right here. Pick from four sizes, two handle options, and 11 different handle and bottom colors. Want to add an exterior pocket? You can! Zip top or open… More
- Wednesday, 12/4/13
Maybe it’s the abundance of twinkle lights or the magic of the first snowfall, but the holiday season always has us waxing nostalgic. Many of us have fond memories of gathering around the fireplace with our families to read a timeless Christmas story – a tradition we hope to uphold from generation to generation. With… More
- Monday, 12/2/13
Making your Christmas list and checking it twice? Today through December 11, you’re invited to share your #LLBeanWishList for a chance to win a $500 L.L.Bean gift card. To enter, browse LLBean.com and add the items that you would love to give or receive this season to your wish list. When you’re done,… More
- Wednesday, 11/27/13
When most of us think of winter fun, we picture an afternoon at the skating pond, a day at our local sledding hill or a weekend at a ski resort. But to John P., senior designer at L.L.Bean, it means something a little more intense. That’s why, in the middle of February, John joins a… More
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