Monthly Archives: October 2012

  1. Tuesday, 10/23/12

    Our Favorite Moments from the Mission

      Our Million Moment Mission to donate $1 million to the National Park Foundation’s programs for kids was a great success – the money is already at work for and will continue to make the outdoors accessible to over  60,000 children. We couldn’t have done it without your willingness to share your outdoor moments with… More

  2. Thursday, 10/18/12

    Trail Mixes – Your Recipes

      UPDATE: The winner is…”Amy’s Fuel,” from Amy S.    1 bag Ocean Spray Craisins® 1 bag chopped dates 1 can cashews 1 can dry-roasted peanuts 1 bag chocolate chips (dark is really good!) 1 bag peanut butter chips 1 bag sunflower seeds   It’s no secret that we love trail mix at L.L.Bean –… More

  3. Monday, 10/15/12

    Art Car Campout: A Recap

      Where would you expect to find vehicles shaped like a hotdog, a gold bunny, a marshmallow chick and an L.L.Bean Boot – all in one place? This past Saturday, it was right at our own flagship store in Freeport, Maine. The first-ever Art Car Campout featured the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile, the Lindt Gold Bunny… More

  4. Thursday, 10/11/12

    Boots and Backpacks – L.L.Bean Gear Giveaway Winners

      Do you backpack? This way of exploring nature has grown in popularity over the years. In fact, there’s a bit of debate over the question, “Is backpacking a sport?” Whether it’s a sport or not, a love for backpacking is one thing many of our Get Out(fitted) Gear Giveaway winners have in common. Whether embarking on a… More

  5. Friday, 10/5/12

    Fall Tours with L.L.Bean’s Outdoor Discovery Schools

      Fall is here, but that doesn’t mean activities on the water have to end. L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools guide, Scott, shares his thoughts on the fall kayaking tours we offer – and his favorite spots for paddling. Scott is a Master Maine Sea Kayaking and Recreation Guide, and both a paddleboard and kayaking instructor… More

  6. Friday, 10/5/12

    Art Car Campout: Who’s Bringing What?

      If you haven’t heard yet, we’re hosting an Art Car Campout at our flagship store in Freeport, Maine on October 13th from 10am-6pm. The Lindt Gold Car, Oscar Mayer Wienermobile and Peeps Peepster will be there, with plenty of tasty samples in tow.   Today, we ended up chatting via Twitter about who’s bringing… More

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