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Hi, I’m Betsy!

I’m the Head Cupcake
and Creative Mastermind
behind everything you find at JavaCupcake!

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LATEST BLOG POSTS

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…

Marshmallow Muddy Buddies | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

Marshmallow Muddy Buddies

Some people call it Puppy Chow and other’s call them Muddy Buddies.  No matter the name, these Marshmallow Muddy Buddies are overflowing with sweet marshmallow flavor, chocolate and of course…

5 Tips for a Clean Move | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

5 Tips for a Clean Move

Everyone knows that moving to a new home can be a very stressful life event.  However by keeping these 5 Tips for a Clean Move handy, the transition to your new…

Dessert Decorating Workshop @ the USO - Fort Belvoir | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

Dessert Decorating Workshop

On a beautiful summer evening, I hosted a Dessert Decorating Workshop for wounded soldiers, their caregivers and other active duty military!  It was a fun, sugar-filled event!  When I moved…

Dessert Decorating Workshop @ the USO - Fort Belvoir | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

My Go-to Vanilla Buttercream

This frosting is whipped, light, fluffy and oh so delicious making it My Go-to Vanilla Buttercream that I use on everything! I recently hosted a dessert decorating workshop where I…

Teen Bedroom Makeover with Enbrighten Cafe Lights by Jasco | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

Teen Bedroom Makeover

Being a military family can be rough on kids, especially when moving often makes it difficult to create a home out of a new house.  By using  Enbrighten Café Lights…

Made Creative Bakery - Rome, Italy | The JavaCupcake Blog - Travel http://javacupcake.com

Made Creative Bakery – Rome, Italy

Nestled on a cozy side street of Rome, Italy and close to the River Tiber and the Piazza Navona, the Made Creative Bakery is a delicious retreat for both tourists and…

Homemade yeast dinner rolls covered in warm, melted butter. The perfect side dish to any meal! | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

Yeast Dinner Rolls

Fluffy, soft, and delicious are three words that my husband used to describe these Yeast Dinner Rolls. He also said they’re the best dinner rolls he’s ever had! I had…

5 Fun Things to do with Grandparents - Nestlé® Drumstick® S’mores & The JavaCupcake Blog | http://javacupcake.com

5 Fun Things To Do With Grandparents

5 Fun Things to do with Grandparents In my family, the most fun we have is when Grandpa comes to visit and over the years we’ve done some really fun…

Four Berry Pie | The JavaCupcake Blog http://javacupcake.com

Four Berry Pie

Raspberries, blueberries, strawberries and blackberries make this Four Berry Pie a delightfully delicious dessert for your next family dinner! I was provided with product from OXO, however the recipe and…