Category Archives: Wake Up Crew Blog

{Katie’s Kitchen} Grilled Sausage, Chicken, Potato Kabobs

{Katie’s Kitchen} Grilled Sausage, Chicken, Potato Kabobs

Brought to you by Catoctin Mountain Orchard! It’s National Kabob Day! So I made you these tasty kabobs for grilling on a beautiful summer day 🙂 Super easy, just give yourself some time to let the chicken marinate. Start out by cutting your chicken into bite sized pieces, and slicing the sausage into coins. Boil…Read More

{Katie’s Kitchen} Turkey Meatballs

{Katie’s Kitchen} Turkey Meatballs

Brought to you by Catoctin Mountain Orchard This turkey meatball recipe…might be my new favorite way to make meatballs! They’re super juicy (normally turkey can be dry) and the gravy is delicious over mashed potatoes or egg noodles. Start out with a skillet on the stove top– and add minced onion and garlic, saute for…Read More

{Katie’s Kitchen} Strawberry Mint Sangria

{Katie’s Kitchen} Strawberry Mint Sangria

Brought to you by Catoctin Mountain Orchard. It’s strawberry season!! Recently my daughter and I went and picked strawberries, we made a delicious strawberry cake, so with the leftover strawberries that I had, I made sangria! It’s super easy and taste delicious on a hot summer day! Start out chopping your strawberries into smaller pieces…Read More

{Katie’s Kitchen} Soft Peanut Butter Cookies

{Katie’s Kitchen} Soft Peanut Butter Cookies

Brought to you by Catoctin Mountain Orchard. It’s National Peanut Butter Cookie Day! I haven’t made peanut butter cookies in a while…so I HAD TO!! 😉 This is an easy, one mixing bowl recipe. I recommend using a hand mixer or stand mixer for this recipe. Grab a darker, non-stick pan and set aside. Pre-heat…Read More

{Katie’s Kitchen} Poolside Pineapple Dip!

{Katie’s Kitchen} Poolside Pineapple Dip!

Brought to you by Catoctin Mountain Orchard. Hanging by the pool and want a snack? Go grab your Poolside Pineapple Dip from the fridge and crackers and enjoy! This dip is nothing like i’ve ever had, but I HAD to try!!  If you’re a ham and pineapple fan…you’re going to love this. Grab a small…Read More

{Katie’s Kitchen} One Pan Andouille Sausage and Vegetables

{Katie’s Kitchen} One Pan Andouille Sausage and Vegetables

Brought to you by Catoctin Mountain Orchard I’m making dinner easy on you tonight with ONE pan! Don’t worry about the dishes…this one is quick start to finish. Pre-heat the oven to 450 degrees. Start by preparing your vegetables. You can use whatever you have in the fridge. I had- asparagus, sliced mushrooms, a bell…Read More

{Katie’s Baby Blog} Lily is 18 Months Old!

{Katie’s Baby Blog} Lily is 18 Months Old!

18 Months is a BIG half birthday! Celebrating my baby halfway to two years old is a crazy thought! Time really does fly…the days are long and the years SO short. So, i’ll tell you about Lily at 18 months… she talks non-stop! She’s a big talker! I’m thinking it might have something to do…Read More

{Katie’s Kitchen} Chicken and Broccoli

{Katie’s Kitchen} Chicken and Broccoli

Brought to you by Catoctin Mountain Orchard. I have been trying this recipe for years and haven’t gotten it right….until NOW! My favorite recipe blogger helped me to achieve the deliciousness of this chicken and broccoli. This recipe moves fast, so make sure that you have everything prepared prior to cooking. Start by chopping the…Read More

{Katie’s Baby Blog} Mother’s Day

{Katie’s Baby Blog} Mother’s Day

It was my second Mother’s Day this year and it was just as special as my first. This year my little girl is almost a year and a half and is so busy, talking and running around, playing in the yard and the best part…she tells me “I love you, Mama” all of the time.…Read More

{Katie’s Kitchen} Campfire Cones!

{Katie’s Kitchen} Campfire Cones!

Brought to you by Catoctin Mountain Orchard. Looking for a fun new treat or activity for the kids this weekend?! Campfire Cones are perfect and delicious! Don’t let the name deceive you…no need for an actual campfire (but of course you can), you can make these in the oven! Start our with an ice cream…Read More