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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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




Space Makeovers – Making It Home

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In the craze of life, we sometimes don’t get the time to make our houses into homes. But creating a comfortable home doesn’t necessarily mean a huge make-over project—even the smallest change can make the biggest difference. Here are some useful and fun ideas to help make your home classier and cozier.   1. Craft Room A craft room isn’t just a place to store all your materials and tools,… Read more




Keeping the Healthy in Delicious: Good, Healthy(ish) Recipes

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Eating healthily can make the world of difference in the way you feel physically and emotionally—it can restore your energy level and enhance brain power. And that does not mean giving up the fun in eating. There are so many delectable and flavorful dishes that will leave you feeling great. Here are some of those fantastic recipes.   1. Chipotle Shrimp Burrito Bowl Shrimp is an amazing dish on its… Read more




Less Clutter, More Cute – Let’s Get Organized!

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Living and working in cluttered spaces is extremely uncomfortable, but somehow it’s so difficult to avoid. Planning, cleaning, and organizing can save immense amounts of time and stress. Here are some great tips and ideas that will help you de-clutter and start the new year right.   1. Hoopla These adorable cloth bags are easy to make, and they serve such a wide variety of purposes. Because they are easy… Read more




Celebrate 30(!!!) with these Creative Milestone Party Ideas

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The 30-year mark is a milestone worth recognizing and definitely worth celebrating. Several of my girlfriends and I will be turning thirty soon. We’re reaching our golden days, and I plan to celebrate big. I hope you will do the same. Here are some fun ideas to help you get the party started.   1. Classic Chocolate Fondue What’s a thirtieth birthday party without a little chocolate, and what better… Read more



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