Latest Posts


Celebrate Christmas at Hersheypark with Live Reindeer and more #HersheyPA #Hersheypark

This past weekend we kicked off our Christmas holiday season and Thanksgiving break with a mini getaway to Hershey PA to visit Hersheypark and Hotel Hershey. I love going on vacations where we can hop in the car and arrive at our destination in less than 90 minutes and be transported to another atmosphere of fun and luxury. Hotel Hershey is totally a high end hotel and we thought it was wonderful. Winter Must Do Attractions at Hersheypark in Hershey PA So, what's not to miss if you visit … [Read More]

Barnes & Noble Discovery Weekend

Holiday Gifts and Free Events This Weekend at Barnes & Noble #BNDiscovery #BNGiftTip

Looking for a fun outing with the kids this weekend? Ready to get into the Holiday spirit and tackle some gift shopping? Visit your local Barnes & Noble for their fabulous Discovery Weekend event happening Saturday November 22nd and Sunday November 23rd.  Check out all the fun stuff happening like crafts and activities during a special Snowmen at Night Storytime and even a session on how to draw like Mo Willems, beloved author of Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus. I'm book … [Read More]

No More Tears Infographic

JOHNSON’S® MythConceptions True/False Quiz

Love this! Moms are always asking questions about their children's skin and bath products, so JOHNSON'S R&D team created this Myth-Busting quiz to share some really valuable and surprising information. Check it out below for the inside scoop. JOHNSON’S® Myth Busting Quiz Answers are in bold :) so you can see how you score. 1. TRUE OR FALSE: Preservatives are dangerous and shouldn’t be in baby products. a. TRUE b. FALSE – Bathrooms are the perfect place for mold and … [Read More]

Hersheypark Christmas Characters

Visiting Hersheypark Christmas Candylane with Live Reindeer, Hershey Sweet Lights and more! #HersheyPA #Hersheypark

We are so excited! This weekend we'll be visiting Hersheypark and staying at the famous Hershey Hotel to kick off our holiday season with a trip to Hersheypark's famous Candylane and Sweet Lights tour. My kids are dying to see live Reindeer for the very 1st time too!  I can't wait to see the 2 million twinkling lights and I've never seen Reindeer in real life either!!!   We have many friends that make visiting Hersheypark in November or a December an annual family tradition. … [Read More]

Walmart Pre Black Friday Sales Event Circular

Walmart’s Pre Black Friday Sales Event Circular and DETAILS starts Friday November 21st

Looking to avoid Black Friday crowds but want those awesome early deals? Walmart’s Pre-Black Friday Event begins Friday, Nov. 21 at 8:00 a.m. and  gives customers an early taste of Walmart’s Black Friday prices by moving up items typically found on Black Friday. Walmart’s Pre-Black Friday Event will kick off on Nov. 21 and run through Nov. 27, while supplies last. Check out Walmart's Pre Black Friday Sales Event Circular and details below for all the scoop on the sales and … [Read More]

Product Reviews


Beauty Gifts Galore: Ever After High Beauty Sets and ELF MakeUp Kits

Tis the season to stock up and gift beauty sets galore. I love how my favorite beauty products are packaged into value added gift sets during the holidays. For all the ladies on your gift list, consider a gifting a beauty collection kit. Who ever has enough nail polish, lip gloss or eye shadow? And for the little girls on your list their favorite toy brands even collaborate to create beauty gift sets at Walmart. Check out this Ever After High beauty set! Ever After High Royally Rebellious … [Read More]

Hostess Gift in a basket with towels

Inspired Hostess Giving: Mainstays Gift Baskets for Bed Bath and Home

Need a hostess gift? Looking to mix things up this season with a fresh idea on gift giving? This year I'm obsessed with the idea of giving friends and family items they need to freshen up their homes in cool storage baskets or containers. Pack Gifts in Storage Baskets I dread gift wrapping and I'm honestly kind of sick of the "gift bag" tradition too. Instead, bundling goodies for the bath and home in a functional storage container packed with some tissue paper is ultra useful. Who doesn't … [Read More]

New Holiday Books Starring Peppa Pig

New Holiday Books starring Peppa Pig

Who else has Peppa Pig fans in the house? Peppa Pig, as seen on Nick Jr. is starring in two new books for the holiday season. Published by Candlewick Press, Peppa Pig and the Day at Snowy Mountain along with Peppa Pig and the Lost Christmas List are sure to be classics your kids will enjoy reading aloud as they gear up for snow and Santa. New Holiday Books starring Peppa Pig Kenzie and Kyle have always found Peppa Pig’s chortles and giggles irresistible. Especially when they can role play … [Read More]

Fifth Harmony Barbie Dolls

Fifth Harmony Barbie Dolls Available at Justice

Check out our video and photos of the Fifth Harmony Barbie Dolls available at Justice this November. This special popstar partnership between Barbie and Fifth Harmony is exclusively on sale at Justice but will be available worldwide in 2015. The dolls are very hip, trendy, and reflect the style of each singer in the band too. Kenzie and I love how every doll is very different, from studded high top boots to stiletto heels. The Fifth Harmony Barbie dolls also come with some really styling … [Read More]

Sew Cool Sewing Machine

Sew Cool Sewing Machine Video Review and Photos #HotToys #WMTMoms

Hot Toy alert for little girls who love crafts and creativity! Check out the Sew Cool Machine. We highly recommend this brilliant toy! The Sew Cool Machine is a threadless sewing machine that comes with the materials to complete 9 really cute crafts that include stuffed animals, purses, and more. Check out our Sew Cool Sewing Machine Video Review and Photos  for the inside scoop on this hot toy that makes a fabulous holiday gift this year. The Sew Cool Machine is a fantastic value and a … [Read More]

Latest Videos

Featured Posts


A Mother Daughter Adventure at The Rio 2 World Premiere #Rio2

I’m so excited to share more photos and details about our most AMAZING experience at the Rio 2 Movie Premiere and Concert After Party  in Miami at the Fontainebleau Hotel. Rio 2 releases in theaters everywhere on April 11th.  We saw all the movie stars arrive on the blue carpet and soaked up all the Read more [...]

10 Must Do Activities and Attractions at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter #universalorlando #harrypotter

10 Must Do Attractions and Activities at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter @UniversalORL #UniversalOrlando

Calling all Harry Potter fans! When you make the pilgrimage to Universal Orlando, arriving at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter is like stepping into the pages of the book or onto the set of the movie. Incredible! I promise you’ll love every second of your visit.  My entire family is wild for all Read more [...]

The Cove Atlantis Resort Review Photo and Video

Insider Video and Photo Tour: The Cove at Atlantis Review

The Cove at Atlantis Review. Take a peek at our Video and Photo tour of The Cove at the Atlantis Resort. Deciding where to stay at the expansive and luxurious Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas can be an overwhelming decision as there are a wide variety of options and price points. We Read more [...]

How To Save Money Booking Disney Cruise Vacation

Disney Insider Secrets: 6 Tips on How To Get the Best Price on a Disney Cruise

Take a peek at our Disney Insider Secrets as we share 6 Tips on How To Get the Best Price on a Disney Cruise. Disney Cruise vacations are fun for the entire family – no matter the age! Personally, I’ve sailed on 3 Disney Cruise ships – the Disney Wonder, the Disney Dream, and the Disney Fantasy. Disney Read more [...]

Thomas Horn

Behind the Scenes: Red Carpet Interviews at the Space Warriors Movie Premiere

Attending the Space Warriors premiere at Space Camp and the U.S. Rocket Center in Alabama to cover red carpet interviews for Walmart is definitely one of the coolest projects that ClassyMommy has ever been assigned. 7 year old Kenzie joined me for our red carpet interviews with the cast too. She found Read more [...]

Four Seasons New York City Building

Top 10 Reasons Kids Love the Four Seasons New York City #FSFamily

When traveling with my children, I love the luxury and personalized service that Four Seasons offers – and so do my kids. Our hotel feels like a home away from home when we’re staying at the Four Seasons.  That “at home” feeling is huge for kids and makes family travel SO easy when a resort or hotel Read more [...]

Honeydukes Candy

Honeydukes Candy Shop at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Photos galore! Honeydukes sweet shop was one of my favorite spots to experience “off the pages” of the Harry Potter books on our recent trip since not only could you see every thing you read about or watched in the movies, but you could also literally taste the candy creations as well making it Read more [...]


The Disney Tangled 5K

This morning was extra magical when I ran the Tangled Royal Family 5K with 6 year old Kenzie. She found the race thrilling as expected. Kenzie says she absolutely, “LOVED IT so much – every second of it – especially the medal! ” She was extra adorable in her super cute skirt and smiled the whole way. Read more [...]