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Here’s Why I’m a Yuccie and You Probably Are Too

YUCCIE: Young, Urban, Creative, Cultured, Intellectual, Entrepreneur

Here’s what I learned this weekend: The Hipster is dead, and the Yuccie is born. And I’m a Yuccie.

First, let’s start with the Yuppie: originally coined in the 80’s, a young, urban professional who has a high-paying job and affluent lifestyle and who’s not afraid to show it.

Then the rise of the Hipster: a subculture of men and women in their 20s and 30s who value independent thinking, counter-culture, creativity and PBR.

And now, the Yuccie: bringing together the successful nature and affluence of a Yuppie and the creativity of a Hipster.

I don’t think there’s been a better term that identifies me and my husband. Continue reading to see why.

21 Things All Yuccies Love
via this Buzzfeed article and this Yuccie checklist

Having a solid opinion about hot yoga – Um, yes. I even wrote a blog post about it once …. Hot Yoga, thank you.

Not being able to watch only one episode on Netflix – The struggle is real.

Taking it personally when someone says they don’t like Beyoncé – How would that even be possible? She’s QUEEN BEY.

Creating their own vacation hashtag on Instagram – I may or may not be known for this among my friends …

Calling guacamole “guac” – Absolutely.
Calling margaritas “margs” – Obviously.
Knowing that guac costs extra – Of course.

Not paying for HBO Go – We just got HBO Go. Meaning we just got someone’s username and password for HBO Go.

Talking about not having cable – And I’ve also written a blog post about this …. Summer Nights + Why You Don’t Need Cable

Getting pissed every year Modern Family wins all the awards – Husband and I say this every.single.year while watching the Emmys.

Thinking about getting a tattoo but never actually getting one because they’re worried they’re going to hate it in a few years OR SAYING “I only want to get a tattoo if it’s meaningful” – While reading this one to Husband, “Omg, they know me so well.”

Waiting in line at food trucks – FOOD TRUCKS ARE THE BEST. < What a Yuccie statement.

Saying they’re “dead” when they’re not actually dead – I can’t even count the times I’ve said this.

Talking about Mercury being in retrograde – HA. I have told anyone who will listen about mercury in retrograde.
Blaming things on Mercury being in retrograde – HA. I have blamed anything possibly on mercury in retrograde.

Talking down to your friend if they don’t know what “bae” means – While reading this one to Husband, “I don’t think you’ve ever done this, but I wouldn’t be surprised if you have.”

Not understanding people who have Androids – Do you know my husband?

Making fun of your friend for having an iPhone 4 – Repeat. Do you know my husband?

Really wants to go to Austin soon because hears it’s incredible – Husband and I talk about going to Austin at least once a month.

Takes boozy painting classes – Currently have 4 paintings from said boozy painting classes in my garage.

Loves Seinfeld even though it went off the air when they were 16 – We JUST started watching Seinfeld…. And we love it…. And it first aired the year I was born….

xo xo

One response

  1. Nicole

    I am a Yuccie to! Except that I actually have an iPhone4.

    July 13, 2015 at 8:09 pm

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