The text on the cover of the L.L. Bean catalog reads, "There's still time" — because if you place an order today, December 21, you can get your gifts in time for Christmas. What kind of stuff do they have? Cool "Slope Sliders" for fun in the snow; plaid duct tape; maple syrup in a bottle shaped like a bear; cozy/chunky Irish fisherman sweaters. All this and more, after the jump.
It's the last minute, and you're scrambling for stocking stuffers. How about the plaid duct tape ($9.50 for a pack of two rolls, one of each color) or the Toblerone in a bottle ($19.95)? Everyone likes chocolate-peppermint cookies ($19.50) and the Flex Reading Light may be random, but fun for kids ($16.95).
More good (affordable) stuff! The Slope Sliders are the best kind of sled - just sit and go ($19.95 for a set of four); the Polar Bear Maple Syrup ($19.50) is a good host/hostess gift; and even though we have no idea how to play Cribbage, the Folding Cribbage set ($19.50) is awesome.
An Irish Fisherman's sweater is a classic (and warm) present. Chicks dig 'em too! Just don't let her put it in the dryer. ($139 for cardigan; $119 for crewneck)
Remember Y2K? Yeah. Anyway, the Emergency Weather Radio has AM/FM and seven weather channels. Plus, it will charge a cell phone. ($50)
Flannel bedding's cool, but how about the retro-chic Moonbeam Clock? Originally introduced in 1952, It "wakes you with a gently illuminating light." ($39.50)
Yum, breakfast. Perfect anytime of the day. Breakfast sets include pancake mix, syrup, preserves and keepsake tote bags. There's also a hot cocoa set! Prices range from $29.50-$39.50, or just get a half-gallon of syrup for $45. Uh, so hungry right now.
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