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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 – 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…

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…

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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…