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Welcome to My Day by Jay

Hi, I’m Jaime! I am a Michigan-based lifestyle blogger who loves exploring local foodie & coffee finds and sharing the best things to do in Metro Detroit and beyond. I look forward to being your guide to local foodie favorites + things to do in Michigan and wherever my travel takes me!

Dinner idea: Easy 5 Ingredient Mexican Stuffed Shells.

If you ever find yourself wanting a quick, delicious dinner after a long day of work or day of errands, then I have the perfect idea for you! A simple, five ingredient Mexican inspired meal that never dissapoints. This pasta bake is made with jumbo shells, ground beef, cheese, taco seasoning and salsa! (YUM!). As … Continue reading “Dinner idea: Easy 5 Ingredient Mexican Stuffed Shells.”

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Metro Detroit food review: Crumbl Cookies in Royal Oak, Michigan- Trying the flavors of the week

How the cookie crumbl(e)s… in Metro Detroit After hearing so much hype over Crumbl cookie’s, I finally got my chance to try them out for myself. Recently a new Metro Detroit location opened near me in Royal Oak, MI, which made giving these cookies a try much easier! I ordered 4 flavors of the week … Continue reading “Metro Detroit food review: Crumbl Cookies in Royal Oak, Michigan- Trying the flavors of the week”

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Best places to go in Metro Detroit for your birthday

Whether you admit it or not, birthdays can be one of the most exciting times of the year & finding the perfect way to spend your birthday or planning someone else’s can be a bit stressful. Hopefully this guide will break down some of the best places to visit in Metro Detroit for a weekend … Continue reading “Best places to go in Metro Detroit for your birthday”

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Parisian-inspired coffee shop in Grand Rapids, Michigan οΏΌ

A quick trip to Grand Rapids, Michigan yesterday called for trying a latte at The Bradbury Cafe. Located inside in the gorgeous Stoffer Home on Wealthy Street, this cafe has dreamy decor and drinks. You don’t even have to be a coffee lover to enjoy your time here! This place is truly a Grand Rapids hidden … Continue reading “Parisian-inspired coffee shop in Grand Rapids, Michigan οΏΌ”