About McLean Robbins

McLean Rob­bins is a Wash­ing­ton, D.C.-based lux­ury lifestyle writer spe­cial­iz­ing in travel, spas, and wed­dings. She writes reg­u­larly for the Travel Channel, Forbes Travel Guide, The Wash­ing­ton­ian, AOL, Robb Report, Pursuitist, and many more. Fol­low her on Twit­ter: @McLeanRobbins and on Google +
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Seen On Pinterest: 10 “Eggscellent” Ways to Enhance Your Eggs

If there's one thing we like better than Easter candy, it's the abundance of Easter egg dishes that appear in our home around the holiday. Sure, the traditional recipes for Easter's bounty typically call for a variety of deviled eggs, but we've decided to offer you a few alternatives as well.
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Seen On Pinterest: Ten Great Recipes For #MeatlessMonday

Embrace "meatless Monday!" There's something about coming home after a long start to the workweek and really kicking off your healthy eating with a flavorful meal that pays homage to all the great fresh foods your local grocer or market has to offer. It's far to easy to bake a chicken or grill a pork chop and pair it with a starch and a salad -- and of course, we mean #nodisrespect to the butcher. But #MeatlessMonday gives us a chance to do more, to expand our culinary horizons, and to ditch the salads and misconceptions of vegetarian and vegan culture that their food is anything but hearty, hale and wholly fulfilling.
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Seen On Pinterest: Home Decor “Hacks”

One of my favorite uses for Pinterest is home design and decor inspiration. I’ve recently begun the process of purchasing… more...
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Seen On Pinterest: It’s Time To Get Fit

When we looked back through our more recent Seen on Pinterest columns, we realized something. Pinterest is an inspiring tool… more...
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Seen On Pinterest: Valentine’s Day Inspiration For Everyone In The Family

As I write this, we're two weeks away from the much-anticipated or much feared Valentine's Day. February 14th hails but once each year, TDS customers, and Cupid's arrow will strike soon, so you'd better be ready. This week's post rounds up some of my favorite Pinterest finds for the whole family—from crafts for the kids to romantic roses for her to satisfying and sinfully delicious recipes for the gourmet chef and novice cook alike—I'm looking at you, boyfriends and husbands! So read on and pin away, dear readers.
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Seen On Pinterest: Winter Wanderlust

We’ve officially entered the doldrums of winter, one-third of the way through. And, simply judging by the number of times… more...
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Seen On Pinterest: Get Fit In 2014

New Year, New You. Or at least that’s how the saying goes, right? After two weeks of indulgent Seen on… more...
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Seen On Pinterest: Ring In 2014 With These Stylish New Year’s Eve Decor, Food & Party Ideas

It's hard to believe that there are only eight days left in 2013 -- my, how the year has flown. May all TDS customers and readers have a holiday filled with fun, family and festivities. This week's "Seen on Pinterest" post details some of our favorite ways to ring in the 2014 in style.
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Seen On Pinterest: Ho-Ho Holiday Party Eats & Edible Gifts

Welcome to the first installment of “Seen on Pinterest,” a bi-monthly roundup of our favorite pins and posts from around the interwebs. We’re happy pinners here at TDS and there’s no better time to start a new series full of pretty pictures than the time of year when your newsfeed is filled to the brim with holiday toys and treats. Our first column highlights great goodies to gift or greet guests with at your next holiday soiree. From savory to sweet to spirits, there’s something here for everyone on your list.
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