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Hi, I’m Betsy!

I’m the Head Cupcake
and Creative Mastermind
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LATEST BLOG POSTS

So long, farewell. Auf Wiedersehen, adieu.

Hello Friends, As many of you know the last 2 years have been a difficult journey for me.  My husband’s PTSD from 8 years at war finally reared its ugly…

Homemade Peanut Butter & Jelly Granola | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

Peanut Butter and Jelly Granola

Back to school season is in full swing and I know Mom’s everywhere are stressing out about what to feed the kids for breakfast!  My recipe for homemade peanut butter…

Dog Tag, Inc Fellowship Program – Week 5

This week was the end of the first round of classes and rotations of the Summer 2016 Dog Tag, Inc Fellowship Program!  I can’t believe it’s already been 6 weeks of…

Blueberries and Cream Layer Cake | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

Blueberries and Cream Layer Cake

Your favorite vanilla cake layered with fresh blueberry compote and topped with buttercream make this Blueberries and Cream Layer Cake the perfect cake for any occasion! My friends who work…

Fresh Peach Coffee Cake | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

Fresh Peach Coffee Cake

Ripe, juicy peaches, crumbly topping and sweet icing make this Fresh Peach Coffee Cake the perfect summer breakfast treat! I really had no other reason to make this fresh peach…

Dog Tag, Inc Fellowship Program – Weeks 3 & 4

I have really begun to think about the direction of my life during the past two weeks. Asking myself questions like… Should I try to start my own business? Can…

Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes

Are you looking for a delicious summer treat?  These Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes are packed full of fresh berries and topped with a delicious whipped cream and are prefect the perfect…

Dog Tag, Inc Fellowship Program - Summer Cohort 2016

Dog Tag, Inc Fellowship Program – Week 2

Another fantastic week of the Dog Tag, Inc Fellowship Program has concluded and my head and heart are about to explode with knowledge, emotions, and ideas! This week began my…

US Army Birthday Cake | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

US Army Birthday Cake

Last month I had the privilege of making the US Army Birthday Cake for their 241st birthday party hosted by the USO Warrior & Family Center at Fort Belvoir, VA!…

Dog Tag, Inc Fellowship Program - Summer Cohort 2016

Dog Tag, Inc Fellowship Program – Week 1

This summer, I have the pleasure of being involved in the Dog Tag, Inc Fellowship Program in Georgetown, Washington DC.  Dog Tag Inc. seeks to provide a transformative opportunity for…

Coping as a Caregiver to a Wounded Warrior

Usually my blog is reserved for happy posts about baking, crafting and travel.  Today, I’m taking a moment to talk about something more serious… the impact a decade of war…

Easy 4th of July Cupcakes | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

Easy 4th of July Cupcakes

These Easy 4th of July Cupcakes are not only delicious, but they are simple to put together and will help you celebrate our nation’s independence with style! I believe that…