6 Totally Random Hobbies for Lockdown 2.0

Banana bread baking is so Spring 2020.

With a possible lockdown 2.0 probably around the corner (or already in action for some), the most wonderful time of the year is going to be a bit different this winter. BUT there is one thing to get excited about – trying some new & totally random lockdown hobbies!! Yes. We are going to TAKE CONTROL of our free time and try something creative and fun! While dabbling in bread baking and TikTok stardom was fun back in Spring 2020, I’m sure we’re all ready for something new and ~outrageous~ to try. Here are some of my very ~zilly~ suggestions:

1. Soup Making

Soup is honestly one of the most underrated foods. It is healthy AND delicious AND versatile. With so many veggies in season right now, you can really get creative. Carrot-ginger soup? Butternut squash-parsnip-pumpkin? The possibilities are truly ENDLESS.

2. Calligraphy & Card Making

Who doesn’t love receiving a handmade card during the holidays?? You can send a little bit of joy to your friends and family this year by sending out some cute little cards. All you need to do is turn on the Christmas tunes, perfect your penmanship, and use as much glitter and as many cut out snowflakes as possible!!

3. Candle Crafting

I did this once at a pioneer village as a child, and oh it is truly riveting. It kills a whole bunch of time, you can customize your scents/colours however you like, and you will have candles that didn’t cost $30 when all is done!

4. Cross Country Skiing or Snowshoeing 

Just because it’s winter, doesn’t mean we can’t have fun outside!! The great thing about cross country skiing or snowshoeing is that you don’t have to buy a ski hill pass to participate in it – all you need is to invest in a couple pieces of equipment. Plus you get to explore nature, and find a fun new way to workout – which isn’t following along to some fitness video on your laptop.

5. Scrapbooking

Aah “our trip to Paris 2018”. Who doesn’t love to look back on the times when we could actually travel to other countries, or live it up with family and friends? Getting ~creative~ with your photos, souvenirs, and a little bit of glitter will leave you with an awesome keepsake you can treasure for YEARS.  Also this requires a lot of time and patience which is ideal for days stuck indoors!

6. Learning an Instrument 

I found out recently that lots of libraries allow you to rent out a variety of instruments, which is pretty neat! Always wanted to pursue your childhood dream of playing the cello? Who knows, maybe you could be the next Yo-Yo Ma! As a music nerd myself, I will be definitely be delving into a learning a new instrument. 

So there you have it – six new hobbies to try out this winter season. Whether you want to keep it safe and stick to candle making, or try your hand at every single one, I guarantee you will enjoy learning something new (or at least kill some time)!! 

XOXO


Olivia and the Zillennials 

Welcome Back B*tches

A comeback greater than Britney Spears’.

Welcome back. It’s been a while. We have been very busy juggling extreme procrastination with multiple other activities – including but not limited to: crying, getting a job, spending all our money, and more crying. As you can tell, it’s been a time. But the good news is that we’re back. Better than ever. And, we are here to stay.

We have a whole bunch of cool stuff planned for you guys. We’ll have advice, memes, and all the hot goss – because The Zillennial is more than just a blog, it is a community. It is a place for all of us to come together when we are staggering home after a 12 hour work-day, or when we just want to see a funny cat meme. We are going to laugh. We are going to cry. We are going to laugh-cry together. And through it all, we are going to continue to crush every aspect of adulthood. We will give the world a reason to not only believe that gen-Zillennial is in fact its own legitimate demographic, but to have them truly believe in us.

So expect some great things to come. Maybe a Lady Gaga tribute page. Who knows. But basically, get pumped.

xoxo

The Zillennials

How to be Single (when all your friends are basically engaged)

No, you don’t have to settle for dating your cat.

Now that January is (almost) finally over, it’s that time of year again. Step into any store, and it will most likely be FILLED with pink, red, and unusually large teddy bears. Yes, Valentine’s Day is right around the corner.

If you’re like me, most of your friends have now found stable long-term-relationships. Yet for some reason, you will be celebrating Valentine’s Day, once again… single and alone *sighs*.

But hey! This year, instead of eating our feelings because we don’t have a S.O., us single people need to instead appreciate that there is SO much to enjoy about being single!

So, for those of you who need a reminder, here’s how to celebrate being single:

1. TREAT YOURSELF

Chocolates? Spa? Porsche? You name it, you deserve it. Since you’re not spending money on an S.O., you have more flexibility to do things for yourself. Just because you’re single, it doesn’t mean that you don’t deserve to feel special!!

2. JOIN A NEW CLASS

Whether it be figure drawing or pilates, joining a class will allow you to focus your time and energy into something exciting. You can’t go wrong with doing something that you love!

3. SPEND TIME WITH YOUR SINGLE FRIENDS

Not that there’s anything wrong with it, but sometimes it can be a bit much to always hear about your friends’ relationships. Spending time with your single friends will allow you to feel okay about your relationship status, whilst connecting over things you love.

4. TRY SOMETHING YOU’VE ALWAYS WANTED TO

This is your time to work on yourself and follow your dreams, without having to worry about needing anyone’s permission to take off somewhere for an extended period of time. Always wanted to hike Mount Everest? Or attend a month long yoga retreat in India? Why the f*ck not!

5. LOVE YOURSELF!!

Finally, realize that YOU are amazing! You are strong and independent, and there is SO much to love about yourself.

XOXO

Olivia and the Zillennials

Goodbye PSLs: 7 Tips on How to Start Saving Money NOW

Here’s where your money has actually been disappearing to.

Let’s get real. You’re young and broke- or your parents still pay for your expenses. So obviously that means you’re trying to save money as hard as you can… right? Well, a quick look at your monthly credit card statements would probably show something different.

Where is all that precious, hard-earned money going, you may be asking?

Basically, here: 

Okay, so maybe putting all the blame for this on ordering avocado toast at brunch is just a bit over dramatic, but you do have some bad spending habits which should probably be addressed. Especially if your goal for these next few years of adulthood is to be somewhat financially stable, and maybe, to one day even be able to afford… a house! 

So, to help you out, we took a long, hard look at our credit card statements and realized that there is some absolutely unnecessary spending going on. Here are 7 things which need to be addressed RIGHT NOW, so you can stop throwing your money away: 

1. (Sadly,) it’s time to end your relationship with the PSL.

You are probably (very) familiar with the fact that your “grande non-fat-half-sweet-extra-spice PSL with soymilk” costs $4.95. That means, in theory, if you are purchasing 5 lattes a week, you are spending almost $1300/year on coffee. Just imagine what you could do with even some of that money. Now I’m not saying to give up coffee (I seriously wouldn’t be able to function without that sh*t), but start making it at home! Purchasing a coffee machine will save you LOADS of money in the long run (and time from waiting in lines)! You can buy a BEAUTIFUL and easy to use De’Longhi espresso machine on Amazon here for $299.99. 

2. Ditch the fast fashion 

Trends change. And hopefully this is not news to you all. Instead of trying to keep up with them every month by buying lots of “cheap and trendy” items, buy a few high quality items that will ACTUALLY last. Now I’m not saying go out and buy all your items in designer labels, but do a bit of research before shopping, and make realistic wardrobe decisions. Read more about making the right wardrobe decisions here!

3. Have a little check-in with your paid subscriptions

Take a quick look at your credit card bill. You’ll be surprised as to what’s hiding on there. Especially the monthly subscriptions you now pay for since your long-forgotten-about free trial for some photo app (which you thought was cool for a hot minute) ended. When you start a free trial just for sh*ts, set a reminder in your calendar for one day before it is supposed to end. Also, really step back and evaluate how you are using your paid subscriptions in general. If you truly aren’t using the service on a regular basis, or if it is not valuable in the long term, THEN UNSUBSCRIBE FROM IT. 

4. Skip the drinks @ dinner and drinks

Going out to dinner with friends or co-workers is unfortunately unavoidable if you want to keep up a social life. I mean, now that we literally have no time to eat and socialize separately, the multitasking is REAL. Unfortunately, ordering a drink or two will take your bill from 0-100 REAL QUICK.You are not obligated to order a drink each time you go out somewhere just because you are of age. So skip the cosmos, and cut your bill by anywhere between $10-30 on your next meet up with your gal-pals or bros. Lemon water is just as delicious (…kind of)! 

5. Stop wasting energy

You are actually horrible when it comes to wasting energy. Not only are you wasting energy, but you are wasting your precious, precious money. As Nelly Furtado once said: “turn off the lights”! Also, wash your laundry in cold water. And when you have to use large amounts of electricity (aka laundry), do it during off peak hours. Bam. You are on your way to cutting your utilities bill almost in half for the month. You’re welcome. 

6. Cut down on ride sharing

It is so important to always check the price of your Uber or Lyft before you order it! Peak-time pricing can really get you, and that extra cost is definitely not worth it. Unless it is the only safe option, paying a premium to be driven a couple kilometers is not necessary. Better yet, cheaper alternatives do exist; compare the cost of the ride-sharing service to the same route via taxi, try finding a public transit route, or even try *gasp* walking! 

7. Start making your meals @ home

Eating out for lunch, and ordering takeout/delivery are NOT bank account friendly. Seriously though, your chicken pad-thai you got delivered is NOT worth $25- especially with the $5 delivery fee in there. Learning how to actually cook a thing or two, and meal-prepping for the week, will be healthier, AND save you money. PLUS, when you take your lunch to work, all of your co-workers will be shocked at how “healthy” you are, and who doesn’t love a compliment! 

Now I can almost guarantee that from pursuing a combination of these money-saving activities, you will end up with at least an extra $1000 each year. You can then either put that extra moula straight into a savings account, investments, or buy things that you actually want- SO MUCH FINANCIAL FLEXIBILITY!!

You better start preparing your breakup speech to the PSL ASAP! 

XOXO

Olivia and The Zillennials 

How to be #SingleAF

Whether #singleAF looks like binge watching Netflix and eating a tub of Ben and Jerrys on a Friday night or date night (with your cat), we want to hear about it!

Do you ever have those moments when you feel literally #singleAF? We want to hear about a time (or multiple times) when that was you. (Don’t worry, it’s anonymous!)

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It’s Time to Upgrade Your Boxed Wine

Bodacious? Don’t know her. It’s time to get ~classy~!

Listen up everyone. We have a serious issue to address. For some reason we have been absolutely horrible to wine culture: Passing off a $10 bottle of Bodacious as a “good” wine. Then binge-drinking said wine. And…the entire existence of  *shudders* boxed wine. It is tragic. We need to stop.

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There is so much more to the art that is, as the Italians call it, ~vino~. Wine is an entire experience. A journey, if you may.

Now lets be real though. There is way too much about wine to know and realistically, we don’t really have the time or desire to care about every single detail. But lets cover some basics to help you seem like you actually know what you are doing when the server hands you the wine list, and hence, avoid embarrassing yourself in front of your cute date.

We’ll cover everything from what the heck a dry wine is, to confidently being able to say that you can taste the oaky, fruity flavour notes in your Chardonnay.

There’s more than just Red and White

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So you know the difference between a red and a white wine. Congrats, you are not colour-blind. But let’s dig a bit deeper into the differences between taste and texture of a few different types of “Reds” and “Whites” -because a difference does exist.

Red Wine

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For some reason, we are all terrified of red wine. But in fact, red wine is actually kind of healthy for you, and quite delicious. You can typically pair a red wine with red meats or a nice charcuterie board.

Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon

These are both full-bodied wines, meaning that they are rich in texture, taste, and weight. Merlot is a very smooth, dark wine, and has notes of cherry and plum. Cabernet Sauvignon is a bit more acidic, with riper notes of currant and pepper.

Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir is most typically classified by its light, acidic taste. It is also fruity. And dry. Delicious.

White Wine

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White wine is also quite lovely, when treated well. It pairs well with seafood, and creamy sauces/cheeses

Chardonnay

Ah, Chardonnay. This is a very popular, and full bodied wine. It is both oaky and fruity, with fresh notes of apple and citrus.

Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc can be best described by its refreshing and crisp taste. It is acidic with earthy and herbal flavour notes, and typically has hues of green.

Pinot Grigio

Pinot Grigio is a very refreshing, almost oily, light-bodied wine -which can be contrasted with the full-bodied Chardonnay. It typically has a fruity, almost spicy taste.

And a thing about Rosé Wine…

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No, Rosé is not made with pink grapes. Rosé is a nice, light pink colour because the skins of the grapes are removed during the fermentation process. Now you know.

Just an FYI, this only skims the surface. Within each of these wine types, there are even more ways to break it down. Not only that, but there are more types of wine which we haven’t even discussed yet. But we’re not going to get that intimate with the vino.

HOWEVER, here are a few important variants you should know about:

Dry: A dry wine just means that there are minimal or no added sugars- so they are not very sweet. If you care about the full wine experience, try to order a dry wine, as this will make sure the lovely flavour notes are not sugar-coated (haha literally).

Oaky: Wine has something called tannin, which is a powdery substance found in ingredients such as oak, grape seeds etc. Tannin is what makes your mouth feel “dry” when you are drinking the wine.

Fruity: The fruity notes in your wine can vary according to different climates (warm or cold). After all, wine is made all over the world. For example, in warmer climates you will most likely get notes of more tropical fruits.

Taste the Wine

Believe it or not, wine was not meant for chugging the whole bottle before going out on a Saturday night. There is, in fact, a specific way to drink your wine to taste flavour notes other than “drunk”.

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Luckily, I visited Italy just to collect the best wine tasting knowledge for all you poor souls. SO, to fully embrace all that the wine has to offer, follow these steps:

1. See the wine

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First, observe the colour of your wine. If it’s a white, are there hues of gold? Straw? If it’s a red is it a deep, dark cherry colour? Or is it more of a bold red, like strawberries? Observing your wine will help you be more in tune with the fermentation process used to make your wine- In case you were interested in that.

2. Smell the wine

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Observe the scent of the wine by bringing the glass close to your nose (and smell it). Then, give the glass a twirl to release the flavour notes. Smell it again. See if there is a difference: are there fruity notes? Earthy ones?

3. Chew the wine

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Now that you have used two of your senses, it is time to taste the wine. Take a sip and “chew” it around in your mouth. This way, you can observe the different tastes in the different places of your mouth. Try to observe the freshness in the side of your mouth. That sensation comes from minerals which are in the soil where the grapes are grown.

4. Drink the wine

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This is now a great time to swallow the wine. Obviously.

Now, hopefully you have developed somewhat of an appreciation for the art of vino. Next time you go out, you can impress your date by ordering a bottle of wine like a pro (or to just sound like a pretentious a**hole, whatever you’re into really).

So go celebrate your new knowledge with a charcuterie board and a nice bottle of Merlot with some friends.  Cheers! Saluti! Prost! Skål!

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XOXO

Olivia & the Zillennials

Goodbye Crop Tops and Jerseys: Building a Sophisticated Wardrobe

A one stop guide to dressing like a sophisticated individual.

So here’s the sitch: You’ve just started your first real job, meaning that you are ~officially~ an adult. Congratulations. It’s a Friday night and your fellow colleagues have invited you to go with them to the bar to grab a couple cocktails. Woohoo! You love a good gin and tonic! BUT…before you leave, you realize that you have an absolute CONUNDRUM. What are you going to wear?!

You look in your closet and see a few options:

A) Black Crop Top?

B) White Crop Top?

C) Yankees Jersey?

D) Lakers Jersey?

Hmm. Difficult choice…

Well listen up now people, because actually, the answer is E) NONE OF THE ABOVE!

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Unfortunately, you are no longer in #college (sad!) and cannot wear these things out in public. Your reputation is at stake for goodness sake! I mean, you are trying to show people that you are a sophisticated, REAL adult now, right?!

Now for those of you who thought “E is my answer!” then, congrats! You are on the right track and are probably already a classy-looking individual, or at least steps ahead of the rest of us (well, that is assuming you were not thinking that you would prefer a shiny, silver crop top). But for the rest of y’all, oh boy, we have some work to do. Good news though! We are here to help you revisit your poor wardrobe decisions and help you physically look like you have your sh*t together!

So here we go…

1. STOP FALLING FOR FADS

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This is a BIG one. Every year there are those items which suddenly become super trendy for no apparent reason. Would you ever even consider wearing Uggs now? Puffy Pants? Chokers? …No? Well there’s my point. Okay, so technically I wore a choker last week but you get what I am saying. If it seems like a weird trend, it probably is. These “trends” change ALL the time, don’t waste your money or wardrobe space on items which you do not see yourself wearing in the long term. After the fad goes away, those items do nothing for your fashion aesthetic besides collect dust at the back of your closet. So save your money for Sunday brunch. Or an apartment.

2. BASICS ARE NOT BORING

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Basics are your best friend! They are incredibly versatile and wearing them will help you to appear more put-together. And the best part is that you will get SO many compliments on your “new style”. (No seriously,  you will!)  Basics go far beyond a white t-shirt and a pair of jeans. We’re really just talking about having clean lines and minimal designs in your oh-so-beautiful wardrobe essentials here. Investing in high quality basics will help your wardrobe last through the years, and the most bizarre trends that are yet to come.

3. SHOP FOR OUTFITS

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Admit it, you’ve bought a few items which have maybe made it out of your closet once. So, take this from a used-to-be impulse shopper: NEVER make a purchase unless you see yourself making several outfits out of it. That one “must-have piece” will never be worth the hundreds of dollars just to wear it one time. When shopping, mentally go through your wardrobe and think, what can I pair this item with? What else can I pair it with? Will I REALLY wear this on a regular basis? Once you have answered all these questions, and are truly being realistic with yourself, get the piece. Or, if you absolutely must have it because it is the most beautiful thing you have ever seen, make an investment and buy the rest of the outfit to go with it! It will be worth it.

4. SHOES AND ACCESSORIES MATTER TOO

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People don’t want to see your what-may-have-once-been-white Stan Smiths. Make sure your shoes and accessories are up to par with the rest of your outfit. Believe it or not, important people (aka interviewers, bosses) are looking at little details… such as what’s on your feet. As Forrest Gump once said, “my mama always said you can tell a lot about a person by their shoes”. So, invest in a few nice pairs of shoes, and keep them looking nice…do NOT trek through mud, rain, or snow in your shoes. Ever. That’s what a nice pair of Hunter boots are for sweetie. And it doesn’t just stop at shoes. Now that you’re an adult, you can add some nice accessories to your outfit too! Invest in a nice scarf, bag, and pair of sunglasses. Accessories can instantly upgrade your outfit from drab to fab. So be fab. Always.

5. INVEST IN A SPECIALTY ITEM EACH SEASON

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Now, let’s face it, you’re not going to build up your wardrobe in 2 days. None of us have the ability to do that…or the money probably. It takes time. But also, remember that it’s okay to treat yourself! Try to invest in one nice piece for your wardrobe each season- whether it be a nice bag, pair of shoes, or jacket. This will help you to build up your wardrobe over the years, while also being budget friendly.

*BONUS* you don’t have to buy everything at Aritzia or H&M!

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Can you believe that there are some retailers which aren’t Aritzia, Zara, or H&M? Shocking, right? There are a lot of great, smaller retailers which have high quality items at pretty good prices!  Take some time to get familiar with different retailers in your area, or those who offer free shipping!

Here are a couple of my personal favourites to help get you started (PS-both of these retailers sell women’s and men’s clothing!):

Everlane

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Via Everlane.com

This is an amazing retailer that carries lovely, high quality items. They have a revolutionary mission of transparency AND they have free international shipping when you spend $100 or more!!

Kotn

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This retailer  has such great casual basics, that come at a great price! They have an amazing ethical story, AND they are a Canadian company!

So there you have it. I hope you have taken some time to reconsider your wardrobe. You are now one step closer to dressing like a sophisticated adult, who didn’t just roll out of a college frat party! Congratulations. Now go treat yourself to a nice scarf.

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XOXO

Olivia & the Zillennials

How to Date IRL in a Tinder World

We’re going back to the basics people. Talking to each other and all.

Way back when, in a land before smart phones and Google, dating was supposedly very simple.

200Now, let’s skip forward a few decades to today: my mom told me I should try to go on dates with at least three guys this year, and I looked at her like she was absolutely CRAZY. How was that even possible to achieve when I could barely get ONE date in a year?

Good news though! Fortunately, for people like me, the internet has come up with a “solution”!

Tinder. Bumble. Hinge. …And apparently Seeking Arrangement? It seems that online “dating” has taken over as the new norm. These days, it is so easy to hide behind an online profile to “meet” someone. (Now don’t get me wrong, I know some people who have literally found their true loves on these apps- this is NOT a hate post on online dating…)

But let’s face it, Tinder isn’t for everyone. Especially, when the one time you do try Tinder, you just end up getting messages like this:

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So for the rest of us, we are going back to the basics. We’re here to help navigate dating IRL, because we’re all just living in a Tinder world.

However, there is an important preliminary thing you need to know before pursuing any of the advice we are about to give: be honest, and be yourself if you want to maintain anything. Seriously, we aren’t in high school anymore, so cut the crap. You cannot expect to find or attract your ideal match if you are not being yourself.

Now since we’ve made that clear, there are three main methods which have worked for people in relationships outside of using dating apps. FYI the advice and methods are tried and tested by our readers…so they DO work.

*SPOILER ALERT*: …you are going to have to be social and step out of your comfort zone…sorry.

1. Talk to each other…IRL

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Crazy right? You actually have to talk to someone? Un-freaking-believable. But seriously, talking to someone is a great way to initiate something, whether it be talking with someone you know or don’t really know. If this scares you, just remember that people are shy, so instead of waiting for someone to talk to you, talk to them. We’ve broken this down into two steps:

Step 1: Make the initial interaction and connection

Okay, don’t start off with “I am in love with you I can’t stop thinking about you,” if that is not obvious- you don’t want to scare the other person. Instead, find a point of relevancy to the situation you are in to talk about, and go from there, whether that starting point be simple as “Hey! How’s it going!” or thinking a bit more to try and make a humorous  statement.

Step 2: Ask the question

So after you have talked to this person for a bit, and have made a connection, take a deep breath, and ask one of these super “hard” questions:

  • Hey! Would you mind helping me out with this assignment/course concept?
  • Hey! My friend is having a party soon! Want to come?
  • Hey! Would you want to get coffee sometime soon or catch up?

(Okay, I think you get my point.)

So there’s the super complex way to initiate something. Now, the “date” part is up to you, but it is important to be lighthearted and casual at this stage of the game- and remember that the worst thing someone can say to you is no.

2. Slide into the DMs

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Yes I know what you’re thinking, but this CAN work… just DON’T BE WEIRD ABOUT IT. Again, pursuing this process properly can be broken down into a few steps:

Step 1: The initial DM

Look for a cue when sending the first message. It will not only make the DM seem “normal”, but will also give you something to talk about with the other person, especially if you don’t know them very well. This kind of “cue” can include the person posting a photo or sharing an update on social media.

Step 2: Build the connection

If they respond, keep talking to them! Find similarities between the two of you and build up a connection.

Step 3: Ask the question

Use lines such as those from dating IRL method #1- keep the first “date” casual, and don’t ask for them to come over at 2am… if you catch my drift.

3. Get a friend to set you up/introduce you to someone

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If all else fails, remember that we probably all have at least 500 Facebook friends who all have at least 500 Facebook friends: Get a friend to introduce you to someone! Seriously. Utilizing your connections can help you get to know people who you otherwise wouldn’t have met or even considered! Don’t limit yourself to your own little social world.

Here’s the point in all this: a S.O. isn’t going to come magically floating down out of the clouds, with hair perfectly blowing in the wind, and the “Hallelujah Chorus” from Handel’s Messiah playing. If you want something to happen, it is going to take a bit of work to initiate something.

As a wise man once said:

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So, go! Put yourself out there. Happy dating IRL.

XOXO

Olivia & the Zillennials

Welcome to The Zillennial

(UPDATE: this blog post is NOT a serious interpretation of how we view generations, but really just our light hearted introductory post to our blog about “adulthood hacks”. Thanks for visiting. XOXO)

So what is this blog all about? Well, from our experience, there seems to be a lot of confusion as to where the line is drawn between the Millennial and Gen Z age demographic. As ’97s, we definitely feel stuck between whether we identify as one or the other. So what does that mean for us? Who are we? And how the heck do we navigate adulthood if we can’t even figure out which generation we are a part of?

Well first thing’s first, let’s get this straight: What makes someone a Millennial or a Gen Z? From our research, across the board, sources can agree on a few traits which define Millennials and Gen Z:

Millennials did not grow up in the iPad era, instead, they grew up using MSN and MySpace on their parents’ desktop computer. Further, Millennials are very optimistic and idealistic- they grew up during a time when the economy was good, and so they are not extremely careful with money (avocado toast anyone?). They love expressing themselves through brands.

Gen Z grew up in the technology era- most of their childhood was spent with social media, iPads, and smartphones always at hand. Gen Z grew up during the economic crisis, meaning they are a bit more frugal when it comes to spending money. Gen Z really values expressing their individuality.  

So for those of us who maybe cannot strictly define ourselves as one of these, where do we fit in? TRICK QUESTION. We will not fit in. We will STAND OUT.

We are ~the Zillennials~. We are that group between generations, and we are charting our own map for the future. The next time Baby Boomers blame Millennials for ruining everything, or complain about how Gen Z does not look up from their cell phones, you can say: “hey! That’s not me! I’m a Zillennial, and I’m kicking a**!”.

So let’s navigate adulthood and everything that comes with it, together: from finding the ideal career, to moving out on our own, to figuring out what wine we’re supposed to order at a classy restaurant.

Let’s get our sh*t together fellow Zillennials.

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XOXO,

Aidan, Olivia, and Paige.