Founder & Editor
As if being the ringleader of five children under the age of eleven isn’t enough to leave Washington, DC-based stylist Casi Densmore-Koon entirely tapped, she’s also the endlessly effervescent founder of fashion-centric website cupcakeMAG, contributor to ToriSpelling.com and a blogger at parent-approved online mag Disney’s Babble.com and Disney Baby. Casi has the expertise of a mom and the taste of an editor. Casi is a social influencer with a large celebrity fan base. Casi, a lifestyle expert who has been blogging for six years was interviewed and named Momprenuer of the Month by Tori Spelling. Casi’s work has been published on Yahoo! Shine, Huffington Post, Disney Baby, Beso.com, Today’s Parent magazine and she was spotted on Good Morning America.
Fashion & Beauty Director
Katlyn, otherwise known as the DOCC – Director of Chaos & Cupcakes is the go-to-gal cupcakeMAG couldn’t survive without! The twenty something East Coaster does enjoy her frequent getaways to the Mid-West but only when she isn’t helping style a shoot or perhaps, playing model. Kate’s go-to outfit is a vintage tee, boyfriend jeans & her smoker slippers. She is obsessed with all things fashion, Lana Del Rey, Starbucks Caramel Macc’s & her typical short dark nails. Go follow her on IG – @katekatekatee!
Director of Advertising and Chaos
Skye McLain is just your regular southern girl, a Texas girl at heart, living in Louisiana with her husband and new son! I am a total type-a, list-making, obsessive-compulsive, task-oriented, perfectionist maniac. She is a behind the scenes ninja as a virtual assistant to creative bloggers and handmade business owners.
Courtney is originally from Philadelphia, but is currently living in Oklahoma City after being swept off her feet by her Oklahoma native husband. She is currently studying to be a nurse and is working her butt off to get there! When she’s not studying or working she’s binge-watching Gilmore Girls, snuggling with her reluctant kitties, taking pictures of her adorable nephews and niece, or crocheting. She is so excited to be a part of the Cupcake Team!
Ahndea May, is a busy mom of 5 including twin toddlers! She has been mentoring and helping women find their message through personal style for over a decade. Her unique ability to put the unexpected together has created a niche in the fashion industry for her business MAYD, custom apparel and accessory design. As a style ambassador, Ahndea has partnered with some of our favorite brands like LOFT. Weather she is doing closet edits or hosting style events, Ahndea’s passion is to bring your inner confidence to life! In the midst of juggling lots of littles, laundry and schedules… Jesus, coffee, cupcakes, hot yoga, girlfriends and lipstick are a few of her favs.
Abby grew up as a military brat, moving every few years with her family to different parts of the country. After high school she settled down outside of DC and began working on her degree in Communication. In her free time you can find her outdoors shooting photos, inside babying her rescue pup Lucy, or in the bathroom brushing her outrageously long hair (just kidding..kind of). Her favorite things are Instagram “likes”, Tostitos chips, a good spray tan, and Urban Outfitters shopping sprees. Follow her on IG – @_abigail_adams_!
Chelsea is a native Texan who relocated to Oklahoma City to attend college. While there, she fell in love with not only the city but an Oklahoma boy who she now calls her husband. She is a middle school teacher and documents her life of working with a chaotic mess of middle-schoolers on her blog, Twenty-Something Teacher When Chelsea isn’t teaching, she can often be found drinking copious amounts of coffee while binge watching Netflix or working on her latest DIY project. She is also a contributor for an online magazine called Modern Lace Chelsea and her husband now live in Guthrie, Oklahoma with their fur-baby, Murphy.
Adri is a graphic designer and lifestyle blogger of Adri’s World where she writes about fashion, food, art and her inspirations. She loves to travel and has been fortunate to live in many different cities, and now calls downtown NYC home. Always inspired and finding beauty in everyday life through fashion, books, magazines, design and art, she loves to spend time with her family exploring new restaurants, coffee shops and museums in their many adventures in the city.
Alexe Colbus is a native of the Washington D.C. area and the creator of the food blog, Keys to the Cucina. She credits her Italian culture for her love of food, her father for her love of music, and the vibrant neighborhoods of D.C. for keeping her inspired. She works by day for WeddingWire and when she is not in the kitchen cooking up a storm she loves walking around Eastern Market, exploring new restaurants, hanging out with friends and family, and traveling.
Rebecca is the writer and creator of Mommy in Heels- a blog about affordable fashion and beauty, with a little bit of her everyday life thrown in! She loves finding good bargains, versatile pieces and sharing these finds with her readers! When Rebecca isn’t blogging, she is spending time with her husband Ryan and two daughters, Ella and Charlotte, running her online clothing boutique, Elizabeth & West or reading her favorite Chick Lit books!
Leslie Newton thinks being a mom is really cool even though it can be, well, you know, pretty hard. She loves doing crafts, cooking and going on family outings with her 5 year old. Leslie has been an entrepreneur since the age of 7 and is the founder of timi & leslie diaper bags. She used to perform sketch comedy at the Groundling’s in LA. She loves fashion. She loves to write. She loves to walk her two dogs. And well, seriously, she loves delightful sweet treats. Follow her @LeslieLNewton on twitter and visit her personal blog.
Nicole is a blogger turned entrepreneur with an addiction to starting successful online businesses. She is a brand strategist and creative consultant at nicschumacher.com. She has a slight addiction to starting successful businesses, Starbucks, & shopping. Nicole teaches a course to help others launch a profitable business in 4 weeks. You’ll find Nicole tapping into her creative side here on CupcakeMAG as she writes about here goal to live an effortless chic life, one diaper change at a time.
Jessica is a small town girl turned hairstylist, network educator and artistic director turned seaside military wife and mother. She has had the best of all worlds! She is a lover of Starbucks, leather and flowers. Find her at my blog at lipstickheelsandababy.blogspot.com where she combines celebrity fashion and the latest trends with “mama” practicality!
Blog & Business Contributor
Hi, Meet Alissa. A wife, mother, Lifestyle Editor for Diary of an Addict, Co-Founder of Pollinate Media Group and Weave Made Media, a social shopper marketing agency and Circle of Mom’s Top 10 Mompreneur in 2012. Alissa loves finding ways to build up the blogging community through sharing stories of what she has learned through her blogging journey and experience working with brands. She has a consulting program
Carly is a tattooed mama, a lover of Jesus, and drinker of insane amounts of caffeine. She’s a wife to her firefighter husband, Cody, and momma of two little boys — one here and one still in Africa. She’s a free spirit trapped in a type A personality, and is constantly struggling to find the balance between the two. When she’s not home with her son and husband, you can find her browsing thrift stores and chatting over a cup of yummy coffee with friends. Carly blogs full time at http://www.carlyskinner.com
Meet Dawnelle! A lifestyle blogger over on Just Dawnelle as well the shop owner of the handmade bohemian business, Just Dawnelle. With a degree in interior design and a few design awards under her belt, she has a passion all things beautiful, inspiring, and bohemian. She adores texture, has a huge crush on fabric, and dreams about redesigning her home once a month. Her days though are filled with taking care of and chasing around her two littles, Christopher and Mikah.