From Avocado Toast to TikTok: 19 Things Millennials Love but Boomers Just Don’t Get

Sometimes, generational gaps give way to some of the biggest shifts in culture and trends that ever occur. From digital currencies to the universal allure of avocados, we’re going to take a look at 19 things Millennials adore that will have Boomers scratching their heads for weeks!

Avocado Toast

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Back in the day, toast was simple – slap on some butter or jelly and call it breakfast. Enter Millennials with their photogenic Avocado toast, sprinkled with everything from sesame seeds to red pepper flakes.

TikTok

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TikTok is a whirlwind of trends, challenges, dances, and bite-sized content that can make anyone a star overnight. Some Boomers have dived in too, but many cannot see the appeal of this app’s rapid-fire entertainment.

Craft Beers

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Gone are the days when beer was just about choosing between a lager or an ale. Now, local breweries have popped up everywhere, boasting flavors that sound more like a dessert menu than anything else.

$5 Coffees

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A simple cup of Joe? Not for the Millennial. Coffee shops now sound like an Italian lesson, with words like “macchiato,” “ristretto,” and “frappuccino.” Sometimes, we all yearn for the simpler coffee of yesteryears.

Sustainability

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Boomers might remember a time when ‘plastic’ wasn’t a bad word, but environmental consciousness has skyrocketed among the younger generation. Reusable straws, compostable plates, organic cotton – they’re making efforts big and small.

Streaming Services

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With choices from Netflix to Disney+ and more, Millennials are in content heaven. But let’s be honest, with all these choices, they often end up re-watching “The Office” for the tenth time.

Plants

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Who needs pets when you’ve got plants? These green buddies don’t bark or need walking. Sure, they might not fetch the newspaper, but they sure do make for a great Instagram post.

Meme Culture

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Newspapers, move aside. The latest news for Millennials comes in the form of memes. A blend of humor, current events, and internet culture, these quirky images spread like wildfire.

Ghosting

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No, it’s not about Halloween or spooky tales. Ghosting is actually the act of suddenly cutting off all communication, which is basically the modern way to avoid confrontation. This generation sends emojis, and sometimes, just radio silence.

Instant Gratification

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Thanks to the digital age, waiting has become a forgotten art. Why send a letter when there’s instant messaging, for example? For Boomers who recall the beauty of anticipation, this instant world might seem a tad overwhelming.

Cryptocurrency

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While some Boomers are still getting around the nuances of online banking, Millennials are trading in Bitcoin, Ethereum, and even something called Dogecoin. However, the plummet in value has meant that it’s best that this one doesn’t catch on.

FOMO: Fear of Missing Out

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Events, vacations, parties – Millennials want to be everywhere and do everything, often driven by the fear of missing out. But before the digital age, you only knew about an event if you were there or heard from someone who was.

Podcasts

Podcasts – Not EVERYONE Needs One…
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Whether it’s unsolved mysteries, tech news, or just a comedic chat, there’s a podcast out there for every interest. Boomers had signature TV shows; Millennials have favorite podcasts.

Online Influencers

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Platforms like Instagram and YouTube have meant that anyone can gain a following and influence. These online celebrities might not have a star on the walk of fame, but they sure do have dedicated fans and branded merchandise.

Escape Rooms

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Escape rooms are like real-life game boards where you’re the player. Locked in a themed room, you solve clues to ‘escape.’ It’s teamwork, brainpower, and a race against time, all rolled into one.

Binge-Watching

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Weekend plans? How about watching an entire series in one go? Popcorn, a comfy couch, and maybe a friend or two – it’s the new age movie marathon and we’re all loving it.

Unicorn Themed Items

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Millennials’ love for all things unicorns might seem baffling, but there’s something endearing about this colorful, sparkly trend. Boomers had lava lamps, Millennials have unicorn toast.

Adult Coloring Books

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After a long day, instead of unwinding with a book or the news, many Millennials are reaching for coloring pencils. Intricate designs, mandalas, and themed coloring books offer a therapeutic way to relax. It’s art, mindfulness, and a touch of nostalgia combined.

Subscription Boxes

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Monthly subscription boxes, catering to everything from beauty products to snacks, are all the rage these days. It’s like getting a birthday present every month. And who doesn’t love surprises?

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17 GADGETS MILLENNIALS BOUGHT INTO THAT MAKE BOOMERS ROAR WITH LAUGHTER

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BOOMERS HAVE SPOKEN: 18 TRADITIONS THEY WANT TO UPHOLD BUT GEN Z SAYS “NEED TO GO”

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As boomers fondly clutch onto practices that evoke nostalgia, Gen Z is at the next counter, eagerly trading in the old for a dash of modern sparkle. From handwritten notes to digital memos, from piggy banks to digital wallets—the dance between ‘then’ and ‘now’ has never been more lively. Join us as we explore 18 traditions that boomers want to uphold but Gen Z says need to go.

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