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Live soft with Soft Surroundings – now open in Plano

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Located off the bustling Park and Preston area of Plano is Soft Surroundings, a lifestyle brand from St. Louis. The new location of this store offers a variety of women’s clothes, accessories, makeup and home decor. They even sell the furniture you’ll see in the store. So if you love it, you can buy it! A lot of the large home pieces were hand-picked by the brand’s CEO from her travels to… Read more




Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical comes to DFW Nov. 25-27

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Dallas Summer Musicals and Performing Arts Fort Worth are thrilled to co-present the family-friendly musical stage adaptation RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL at Bass Performance Hall November 22 and 23, for four performances. This fun family classic will then head to Dallas, where it will play at the Music Hall at Fair Park November 25-27, for five performances. The story tells the tale of a young Rudolph who, because… Read more




TEDxSMU stirs curiosity in Dallas, Nov. 11-12

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The folks behind TEDxSMU are bringing a jam-packed weekend of lively discussions, speakers and bright ideas to Dallas on November 11 and 12 at The Bomb Factory. Local and national speakers, covering topics such as entrepreneurship, technology, medicine and more, hone in on TED’s mission of “ideas worth spreading.” As a fan of TED Talks, I’m excited to experience this event right in my own backyard. (Haven’t seen a TED Talks video… Read more




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




10th Annual Dallas International Film Festival announces first 10 films

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Film season is coming soon to Dallas, and we’re excited to be a media guest yet again at the Dallas International Film Festival (or DIFF) from April 11 – 21, 2016. The Dallas Film Society will showcase a slew of movies from drama to comedy, foreign flicks to short films and many more including tons of notable actors and directors, as well as exciting red carpet events. The organization recently announced the first 10… Read more




Dallas Bloggers: Our 10 favorite blog posts of 2015

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2015 has been quite an incredible year for many of us. At GenPink, we’ve formed new friendships, experienced many new brands who align with our personal and career goals and attended a slew of fashion, charity and fitness events. I’ve aggregated 10 posts from Dallas-area bloggers (and one national blogger) to share with you below. Enjoy the reads!   Favorite workouts from 2015 I met Mai Lyn of Deep Fried… Read more




Currently Reading

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Genpink contributor, Hannah here with another edition of Currently Reading. We’ll use the term “currently” loosely since it’s been a while since my last book round-up. What are you reading lately? Oh and, this post contains affiliate links. In the last few months I haven’t had much time to read but I have had a chance to check out a few fantastic books. The Liar I was intrigued by the… Read more




Fall charity events in Dallas/Fort Worth

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A slew of exciting philanthropy events are coming to Dallas and Fort Worth this season. Here’s a look at the events you can get involved in to help deserving local charities. Have an event to add? Email us at PR@genpink.com. Grapevine Mills promotions support Susan G. Komen Throughout October Visitors to Grapevine Mills will notice that the Guest Services booth will be outfitted in pink and staff will be honoring National… Read more




20+ Netflix binge-worthy shows to watch this summer

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With all of the regular programming on hold this summer, many viewers will turn to Netflix for continual entertainment. Many TV shows will come back on air in September or October (see this guide of what shows to expect this fall). So you have a few weeks to keep yourself entertained with other shows, such as the 20 shows listed below!     Netflix Exclusives Orange is the New Black: The story of… Read more




College Roundup: Must-have housing items (and win $50 from DormCo!)

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This giveaway has concluded. Thanks for reading! If you’re a student living in a dorm, chances are the space around you is kind of tight – especially if you have a roommate. DormCo, an e-retailer featuring innovative and helpful products for small space living, offers modern and helpful items for your dorm, apartment or that room within a sorority house. Create a stylish and comfortable room with wide range of… Read more



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