About elysa

Editor and Chief Bloggess of GenPink, Elysa calls herself a "professional geek girl". She's a Texas Girl (Dallas to be exact). Digital Strategist & Community Manager by Profession. Lover of all things pink. Mac & Cheese fanatic. Tweet me: @elysa.






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T-Shirt Plans – A Comfy Upcycle

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I have a confession to make… I have WAY too many t-shirts. Do you ever feel like you close your t-shirt drawer at night, open it in the morning and they’ve somehow multiplied? Well, don’t throw them out just yet. These overflowing, comfort-ridden articles of clothing are just a bunch of DIY projects waiting to happen!   Cat Tent This t-shirt upcycle doesn’t take much work at all. Your kitty… Read more




Bring out Your Inner Geek Girl

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There’s a little geek in all of us, and it’s nothing to be ashamed of. Explore these amazing products, projects, and ideas and share with your fellow geeks. I hope it includes something that will spark your own geeky passions.   35 Shows on Netflix You’ve Gotta See You spent all of yesterday finishing your favorite Netflix TV show, so what do you do now? Well you find another one. … Read more




Pretty Illustrations to Inspire your Creativity

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Here are some beautiful paintings and drawings to your brighten up your surroundings and inspire creativity within you. With these illustrations you can make stationary, decorate your home, update your screen savor, or simply use them as inspiration for your own works of art. Hair Illustrations These stunning hair drawings, done by Brittany Schall, are absolutely beautiful and great inspiration for new hairstyles. Take a look at more of her… Read more




Baby Love: Newborn Essentials

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After nearly two years of waiting, our family has expanded by two feet! We adopted our little one at 48 hours old. We have some news… we are beyond excited to announce that some time this month we will be bringing home a baby boy ?! … Here was our FB post (dates updated) Days since we met: 2,499 Days we’ve been married: 1,443 Days since we bought our first… Read more




Delicious and Easy Eatables!

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It’s so easy to fall into a rut of making the same meals over and over. I know I’m always on the lookout for new recipes, but I want them to be easy on my time and my wallet. Here’s a list of some great recipe finds for all skill levels, budgets, and tastes!   1. Family Meals on a Budget Lemon grilled chicken, black bean quesadillas, and even ratatouille… Read more




Upcycle – Your New Stuff With an Old Twist

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Upcycling – the new remodeling with an old twist! How often do you see a piece of furniture on the side of the road or at a garage sale and think, “With some sandpaper and new paint, that would look great in my living room!” Me too! But upcycling doesn’t just stop at furniture. Here are some great ideas to upcycle a lot of your old items.   1. Old… Read more




Healthy Breakfast Ideas

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As they say, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It provides you with the energy you need to get through the day and also helps you start your day off happy—especially if you eat a healthy breakfast. Here are some delicious and healthy breakfast recipes to help you start the day out well.   Spinach and Parmesan Egg Soufflé Cups With spinach, Parmesan cheese, and eggs, this… Read more




Planting Tips for the Greenish Thumb

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Let’s face it, not everyone has a green thumb. But with the right tips and tricks you can have a greenISH thumb, which is good enough to make your garden look beautiful this season! Here are some great suggestions any color of thumb you can find.   1. Remember, Everyone Was Once a First-Timer Whatever you want to do, it’s good to remember that someone’s already done it before and… Read more




Books for Baby – A Storybook Shower

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It’s always fun to get creative with baby shower themes, and with a book themed baby shower the possibilities are ENDLESS! Throwing a book themed baby shower will set the family up with stories for years to come. Here are some awesome bookie baby shower ideas.   1. Replace Baby Shower Cards with Books Invite all your guests to bring a favorite children’s book in lieu of a card. They… Read more




DIY: House Projects

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With a little bit of time and determination, you can make huge transformations to your home, without spending a fortune. Some of those dreaded projects that seem impossible can be made easy with these great DIY tips and ideas.   Keep a Rolling Grocery or To-Do List on a Butcher Paper Roll Hang a roll of butcher paper on a rod in your kitchen for a convenient grocery list that… Read more



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