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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The Wait Is Over… 10 Turkey Day Deals

Posted on Thanksgiving Day Deals // skip the crowds, and why wait until Black Friday

Happy Thanksgiving! There are sooooo many sales starting online as early as today. We’ve got several stops over the next few days, but that doesn’t mean we should miss out on the sales. This is post 1 of 3 for Thanksgiving, Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals. We’ll share a bit of Geek Girl, Fashion, Beauty, Fitness and other Genpink related deals*. If we’ve missed a deal you’re excited about… Read more




Cozy Coats & Cat Mugs | Something for Everyone at H&M

Posted on and Tagged Cozy Coats & Cat Mugs | Something for Everyone at H&M

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by H&M through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I was compensated to write a post about gift guides, all opinions are my own. Cookie swap party. Company get-together. Family function. We have officially reached the time of year where every weekend for the unforeseeable future holds at least one holiday gathering. Good news for you, we have partnered with H&M to bring you fashion… Read more




8 Steps to Set Your Day Up for Success

Posted on and Tagged 8 Steps to Set Your Day Up for Success

This post is in partnership with Premier Protein. I received product samples as well as compensation.  Although I’ve never been a morning person, I’m going to blame the weather for the fact that these days I opt to do as many things as I can the night before to make my mornings easier. Some of these tips I’ve been using for years, a few are new additions, others are seasonal… Read more




Fall Fitness & Fashion Comfort with PUMA

Posted on and Tagged , Fall Fitness & Fashion Comfort with PUMA

The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of PUMA. Bet you can’t say “Fall fitness fashion” three times fast. Are you the type of person that would normally put “fashion” and “fitness” in the same sentence? I’ve come to love fashionable athletic wear. It only takes one wardrobe malfunction at the gym to confirm that with athletic wear quality is very important. So, I was excited when… Read more




Link Love

Posted on and Tagged IMG_9697

Happy November, friends! Here are some of favorite bits and bobs from around the web recently: An incomplete list of all the things you are (apparently) failing at // The Atlantic Watch Irish People Taste American Junk Food for the First Time // Take Part 7 Strange Questions That Help You Find Your Life Purpose // Mark Manson Weekend Adventure: Be a Tourist in Your Own City // my guest… Read more




In October…

Posted on and Tagged Genpink monthly roundup: October 2014// photo: from my mobile - it's a pillow at Target

I do these monthly round-ups pretty randomly. Here’s a quick look at my October. In October… – We saw Gone Girl in theaters. I also read the book in August. Did you see it? – I went to the Texas State Fair and ate my weight in fried foods with my friend Hannah – We test drove Chevy’s 2015 Silverado & Camero at the tracks at the State Fair –… Read more




All You Need is Tea & Warm Socks :: Teavana

Posted on and Tagged All You Need is Tea & Warm Socks :: Teavana

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Teavana. I received samples for this review and a promotional item to thank me for participating. You’ve probably seen some variation of this image floating around Pinterest. I’m pretty sure I’ve pinned at least 3 versions of it… because it’s so TRUE! While I’m sure for some, this statement only becomes true as the temperatures drop. Maybe hot tea… Read more




Girls Night In Party Ideas :: Hpnotiq Sparkle

Posted on and Tagged , hypnotic-sparkle-glass

This post was sponsored by Heaven Hill Distilleries? Heaven Hill Family of Brands. Bardstown, KY © 2014 When was the last time you had a girls night? Chances are it’s been too long! With the help of Hpnotiq, and my trusty friend Pinterest, I’ve put together a mega list of Girls-Night-In party ideas so you can have a sparkle party of your own. Keep in mind, these are just starting… Read more




Halloween Makeup Look {times two} + Olay Fresh Effects

Posted on and Tagged , Halloween Makeup Look {times two} + Olay Fresh Effects

This post was sponsored by Olay Fresh Effects through their partnership with POPSUGAR. While I was compensated by POPSUGAR to write a post about Olay Fresh Effects, all opinions are my own. As the weather transitions, so should your skin care. Whether you’re putting your best face forward with some game day face paint, a bold Fall makeup, or going all out with a Halloween look it’s important to take… Read more




Skinnygirl Turkey, Hummus & Lettuce “Tacos”

Posted on and Tagged turkey-hummus-tacos

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Skinnygirl. I received a product sample and a promotional item to facilitate my review. I’ll admit I’m a sucker for Pinterest styled recipes. These are your every day recipes with some easy twist, that you stumble across on Pinterest, while thinking “why didn’t I think of that?”. My lettuce “tacos”, are inspired by these low-carb shredded chicken tacos I found on one… Read more



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