Author: Elysa Ellis

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.

Last-Minute: 13 Gift Ideas That Don’t Take Up Space

How’s a girl to choose a gift when her best friend lives and sleeps in a 300-square-foot area and can’t fit anything else into her shoebox home? Or when her coworker just announced she’s embraced a minimalist lifestyle? If there’s some present-buying looming in your future, put away the wrapping paper and ribbon: Gifting experiences and […]

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Gift Ideas for 2.5 Year Olds | Genpink

Gift Ideas for 2.5 Year Olds

Looking for gift ideas that your 2.5 year old can enjoy now, but still grow into? We’ve rounded up 10 of our favorite Christmas wish list items for toddlers; some are educational, some play-oriented, all are fun. Happy shopping!   Product: Seek-a-Boo Game Why we love it: This game is geared towards helping little ones build their […]

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The Best Advent Calendars for Kids

The Best Advent Calendars for Kids

Advent calendars are such a fun way to start a family tradition with your kids, and they are a great way to build up excitement and joy for the holidays. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite advent calendars that are toddler and kid friendly – some are one-time use calendars, and others can be […]

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Gift-Guide under $50: shopDisney Friends & Family Sale under

Gift-Guide under $50: shopDisney Friends & Family Sale under

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by ShopDisney. This post may contain affiliate links, which means Genpink may receive a commission if you click a link and purchase something that we have recommended.  The season of shopping is alive and well. Now is the perfect time to knock off a few items from the holiday to-do list and […]

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Recovered Calling Art Reception (August 21)

Every month, the new dual-branded AC Hotel and Residence Inn Dallas by the Galleria features the story of a local entrepreneur in a series called Entrepreneur of the Month. The hotel has selected Frisco-based artist Ryan Ekmark of Recovered Calling as the entrepreneur of August. Ekmark has gravitated toward complex, three-dimensional artwork since high school. […]

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Super Last Minute Father's Day Gift Ideas for the Procrastinator

Super Last Minute Father’s Day Gift Ideas for the Procrastinator

This post contains affiliate links. This makes it easier for you to have a direct link to the best deals, and we get a small kick-back. Thanks for supporting the brands that partner with Genpink.  So Father’s Day is right around the corner, and still you’re stumped on the right gift for your man? You […]

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Make-Ahead Breakfasts For Every Day of Your Work Week

You love your beauty sleep, but you also function so much better when you have a solid breakfast. The good news is, make-ahead breakfasts mean you can have both. These aren’t the usual overnight oats or protein bar options, either – we’ve rounded up five of the tastiest make-ahead breakfasts that give you a nutritious and […]

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10 Gifts for the Person Who “Doesn’t Want Anything”

Don’t you love it when someone responds, “I don’t want anything,” when you’re trying to figure out a gift? Yeah, we don’t either. Of course you’re going to buy them something – and not knowing if they’ll actually use or enjoy what you’ve wrapped up can take the fun out of buying them something to begin […]

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Intention Setting 101

In a society that glorifies busyness, the hustle, and having forty-five hobbies in addition to your full-time job, practices like meditation and intention-setting are becoming more and more popular. As humans, we need rest – and that can be hard to come by when you accidentally watch 6 episodes of New Girl in a row because […]

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The Best Gym Alternatives

A membership is too expensive. The drive is just too long. You can’t stand being seen in your gym clothes, or working up a sweat surrounded by people. Whatever the reason (and there are plenty of reasons to be had!) the gym just isn’t for you. But with spring around the corner, there’s no excuse to […]

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