Monthly Archives: September 2013


  1. Monday, 9/30/13

    Making Blankets – and Magic

    According to one customer, our Ultraplush Down Throw has mystical properties. “Whether you’re sick or cold or just having trouble getting to sleep, this throw is the solution. It relieves stress and cold symptoms, makes small dogs want to cuddle up with you. It would be even better if it was a little bigger.”  … More



  2. Friday, 9/27/13

    One Customer Discovers the Fountain of Youth (Hint: It’s a Paddleboard)

    Meet Jack. He’s a quiet, private fellow – no airs about him, just a youthful determination. Last year, rather than slow down after turning 69, he said, “to heck with it, I want to paddleboard.”     So, with a family reunion on the Cape coming up, he decided to give it a try and… More



  3. Wednesday, 9/25/13

    Our National Park Series: Great Basin National Park

    At L.L.Bean, we believe in carving out time to relax and savor the great outdoors. That’s why this week, we’re exploring one of the most unique parks we’ve visited: Great Basin, a national park best known for a system of marble caverns, 5,000-year-old bristlecone pine trees, and its glorious 13,063-foot Wheeler Peak. Located in eastern… More



  4. Tuesday, 9/24/13

    The Man Inside the Boot: Meet Eddie

    Known to his coworkers as “Eddie of the Woods,” Eddie Flaherty is more than just gifted at driving the 13-foot Bootmobile. This Registered Maine Guide leads whitewater rafting adventures, is an avid fly fisherman, and plans on playing semi-pro football when he’s not on the road.     Now that the Bootmobile is about to… More



  5. Monday, 9/23/13

    Exploring Maine’s Songo River with Outdoors, by Cracky!’s Justin Chase

    Guest blogger Justin Chase writes one of our favorite outdoor blogs, Outdoors, by Cracky!, about his adventures exploring New England with his family. Back in May, Justin wrote about a visit to Maine Audubon’s Hamilton Sanctuary here on L.L.Bean Trailmix. We loved his post and photos so much, we invited him to share another adventure… More



  6. Thursday, 9/19/13

    A Perfect Fit from Day One

    There are some companies that will sell you a pair of jeans for $300 and promise you a perfect fit – with a few caveats. For starters, they say, you have to buy a size down from what you normally wear. And you’ll have to wear them into the tub and then keep them on… More



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