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Girls Who Wear Glasses

Posted on Nearly Neutral Fashion Statement with bebe glasses from VSP Direct

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of VSP Direct. I remember when I first found out I needed to wear glasses. I was 12, and I was NOT happy about it. Twenty years* later, I now find it ironic that the main reason I didn’t want to wear glasses was because “only nerds wear glasses”. These days I wear my nerd badge AND my glasses with… Read more




Shop for a Cause with Macy’s Heart of Haiti line

Posted on Shop for a Cause with Macy's Heart of Haiti line | Genpink

When we first started the home buying process I knew I wanted to write several home decor, remodeling and other house related posts. I take great pride in how I’ve styled my home. When we have new visitors, I love walking them through and telling them the stories behind the multitudes of photos and other items sitting around. Since we registered at Macy’s, several of the items in our home… Read more




5 DIY Surprise Party Crafts + Marriott Rewards Year of Surprises

Posted on and Tagged , college-roomies-genpink

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Millennial Central for Marriott Rewards®. I received Marriott Points to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation I have thrown quite a few surprise parties in my day! I think it’s because I lived in a four bedroom/four bath in college so it was quite easy to get my roommates to attend a party… Read more




Valentine’s Day Cocktails: Patron XO Cafe Edition

Posted on and Tagged , Valentine's Day Cocktails with Patron XO Cafe Dark Cocoa

It’s been close to seven years since the launch of Genpink! In those years, I’ve had the opportunity to learn about all sorts of brands, products and companies. One of things I love most about working with brands is the opportunity to get to know their “story” in a different light. Recently, I met some folks at Patrón. I’m sure you know about their staple product, Patrón Silver. But did… Read more




On turning 29: my year to Belong

Posted on On turning 29: my year to belong

This post was originally posted in a series on doniree.com. I just rediscovered it. It was written 3 years ago. As I’m approaching yet another birthday, I’ll be evaluating what “this is my year to ____” might be for 2014. Spoiler alert, the “boyfriend” I mention in the post that I wanted to belong with, ended up becoming my husband. So, I guess setting my intentions work. Revisiting this post… Read more




{Dallas} Genpink is Co-Hosting Anti-Valentine’s Day Bash February 13!

Posted on and Tagged , , , , , Genpink is co-hosting Anti-Valentine's Day Bash in Dallas 2/13 at People's Last Stand in Mockingbird Station!!

Tell Cupid What You Really Think Of Him At Mockingbird Station’s Anti-Valentine’s Day Bash Here at GenPink, we’re thrilled to be co-hosting Mockingbird Station’s Anti-Valentine’s Day Bash with Bella Ramos of Dateless in Dallas! Wait, you might be thinking “but Elysa is married”. Yep, you are correct lady. The purpose of the Anti-Valentine’s Day bash is to get together, have fun, and avoid all those uber-cheesy, high priced, stuffy functions.… Read more




10 Gym & Yoga Bags for every budget

Posted on and Tagged , , , , , , , , , , stylish giraffe yoga bag plus more gym bags and yoga mats

This post contains affiliate links, meaning we get a referral fee if you purchase any of these lovely items. Thanks so much for continuing to support the sponsors that so generously help GenPink! Keep all your workout essentials in any of the stylish bags below, so you’re always ready for your next trip to the yoga studio or the gym. It helps to put your gym bag with all the essentials… Read more




Ladies activewear for every budget

Posted on and Tagged , , , , , , , , , Athleta Twist Half Zip Hoodie

Our post Affordable and Attractive Athletic Clothes from last January is getting a lot of Pinterest love lately so we decided it was time for a new post. Let’s just pretend that this was an original idea and every blogger ever will not be sharing healthy and fitness posts for the next several weeks. Staying healthy is always a goal for me, and having the right items will help me… Read more




Evening Dresses under $100 on Lulu’s: New Year’s Eve, Valentine’s or Date Night

Posted on and Tagged , , , Gold and Black Evening Gown

I love dressing up! There’s nothing like a fancy dress, beautiful makeup and dolled-up hair to make you feel like a million bucks. With the joys of makeup tutorials from Youtube, hair tips from Pinterest and internet coupons you can feel like a Princess for an evening all on a budget. I’m not getting all sparkly for New Year’s this year but I am going to a BALL in February!… Read more




Top 10 Books I Read in 2013

Posted on and Tagged Top 10 Books of 2013 // Genpink

I set a goal to read 30 books this year and until I got a reminder email from Goodreads I had lost track of how many I’d actually read. Turns out I read 17 books from January to December. I may finish another 1 or 2 before year end. Overall with how busy my year was I’m happy that I managed to get to 17. I think it helps that… Read more



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