Category Archives: Wake Up Crew Blog

{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

{Katie’s Kitchen} Barbecue Chicken Pizza

{Katie’s Kitchen} Barbecue Chicken Pizza

Brought to you by Catoctin Mountain Orchard  Friday night pizza night! Pizza kits are so popular right now….whether you are getting one from a local pizza shop or buying one from the grocery store. I picked up a pizza kit from Costco. We decided to go BBQ style with our pizza, mainly because we always…Read More

{Katie’s Kitchen} Whipped Coffee

{Katie’s Kitchen} Whipped Coffee

Brought to you by Catoctin Mountain Orchard  You’ve probably seen the whipped coffee trend circulating on social media lately, and everyone raving about how delicious it is- well for Katie’s Kitchen today, I tried it…and yes, yes, it is delicious!!! and SUPER EASY. If you want to ‘whip’ up a Whipped Coffee, you can, in…Read More

{Katie’s Kitchen} Italian Sausage with Spinach Over Pasta

{Katie’s Kitchen} Italian Sausage with Spinach Over Pasta

Brought to you by Catoctin Mountain Orchard. This easy ‘quarantine’ dinner was something that I threw together with things that I had in my kitchen and it turned out so delicious! Mild or Sweet Italian Sausage (you can double it with two packages, if you want), your favorite pasta sauce, favorite type of pasta, spinach…Read More

{Katie’s Kitchen} Easy Breakfast Casserole

{Katie’s Kitchen} Easy Breakfast Casserole

It may be called a breakfast casserole, but we enjoyed it for dinner and then breakfast and lunch the next day! We had a lot of leftover ham from Easter and were sick of ham sandwiches, so I decided to bake the rest into a breakfast casserole. Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees. I started…Read More

{Katie’s Kitchen} Classic Homemade Hummus

{Katie’s Kitchen} Classic Homemade Hummus

Looking for something to snack on during this quarantine? Have a random can of chickpeas, olive oil, a lemon, garlic and seasonings around??? LETS MAKE HUMMUS! It was really really easy to do, and pretty fun, too! You can play with the recipe and add your own spin on things. Many hummus recipes call for…Read More

{Katie’s Kitchen} My Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies

{Katie’s Kitchen} My Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies

The aroma of baking, and the smell that takes over your house while you do it, is sure to bring back happy feelings and relieve stress! That is why I made my ULTIMATE favorite recipe today…Chocolate Chip Cookies. This recipe is actually one that I am using from Joanna Gains’ cook book, vol. 1! I…Read More

{Katie’s Kitchen} ALMOST Scratch Cake

{Katie’s Kitchen} ALMOST Scratch Cake

Brought to you by MCCutcheons Apple Products  Do you have a box cake sitting around? Want to make it BETTER?! This recipe is easy and taste so good, it makes the cake a little more dense and very moist. A little treat while we’re all stuck inside and I found all of the ingredients were…Read More

{Katie’s Kitchen} Crock Pot Corned Beef and Cabbage

{Katie’s Kitchen} Crock Pot Corned Beef and Cabbage

Brought to you by McCutcheon’s Apple Products Still celebrating St.Patty’s Day this week! So if you missed out on Corned beef and cabbage, make it! Actually, I think I’m going to start making this more often…it’s THAT good! This recipe is quick, easy and will cook ALL day and make your house smell amazing. Start…Read More