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Hermione Robe makes a great Halloween Costume

Inexpensive and Super Cute Hermione Granger Costume Ideas

Do you or your kids love Harry Potter and Hermione Granger? Here's some inspiration to help you create a fabulous Hermione Granger or Harry Potter costume. We've got inexpensive and super cute Hermione Granger Costume Ideas below that my daughter Kenzie used last year and will be using again this year. Hermione Granger Robe These robes are fantastic and I picked one up for Kenzie last year and this year Kyle is wearing one as well for his Harry Potter costume. Check out … [Read More]

80 disney pumpkin carving templates and stencils

Halloween Fun with Over 80 Disney Pumpkin Carving Templates and Stencils

Happy Halloween! For all my Disneyphile pals, you'll LOVE this list of over 80 disney pumpkin carving templates and stencils. Check out our list of spooky Disney Pumpkin Carving templates so you can carve out Halloween magic in the shape of Mike Wazowski, Mary Poppins, Cinderella, Disney Villains and FROZEN inspired shapes. Over 80 Disney Pumpkin Carving Templates and Stencils Do your kids love carving pumpkins??? I'm amazed at all the genius templates and stencils available on the … [Read More]

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6 Best Restaurant Experiences at Beaches Turks and Caicos #BeachesMoms

I've rounded up a list of my families favorite restaurants at Beaches in Turks and Caicos. There's no shortage of food or drink at Beaches!  Here's a list of my families 6 favorite restaurant experiences at Beaches in Turks in Caicos.  When you are trying to decide where to dine at Beaches Resort in Turks and Caicos, it can be overwhelming as there are seriously 15+ restaurants to choose from. Our family has visited 3 times, so I think we've tested practically every option to create our … [Read More]

Four Seasons Character Breakfast Photos and Video

Must Do Four Seasons Disney Character Breakfast Video and Photos #FSFamily @FSOrlando

The Good Morning Breakfast with Goofy and his Pals at the Four Seasons Orlando at Ravello was one of the absolute very best and most magical Disney character meals we've ever experienced. Like everything Four Seasons, the attention to detail was above and beyond as the Disney characters visited guests again and again for countless interactions and photo opportunities. Check out our Four Seasons Disney Character Breakfast Video and Photos below. Four Seasons Disney Character Breakfast Video and … [Read More]

30 delicious apple recipes

Apple Inspiration: 30 Delicious Apple Recipes

Yum! Fall is in the air and we can't get devour enough apples! From Apple Fries to Apple Cider to Apple Crumbles to Apple cocktails, we love everything Apple flavored this time of year. We've rounded up 30 delicious Apple Recipes to help inspire your cooking and entertaining from September through December. Enjoy! 30 delicious apple recipes   Apple Slab Pie with Crumb Topping // Kitchen Simplicity Caramel Apple Cheesecake // A Pumpkin & A Princess Grilled Apple Salad // … [Read More]

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Leapfrog LeapPad 3 video review

My Kids are Obsessed with the Leapfrog LeapPad 3 Video Review #LeapPad3

If you are looking for a fantastic electronic learning toy for your kids, look NO further than the LeapPad3 from LeapFrog.  I can attest that my 6 year old son is OBSESSED with the LeapPad 3. My 8 year old daughter also loves it too which surprised me but the countless features and age appropriate education make it a super toy for her as well. For instance, based on plugging in her age to her LeapPad3, it knows to challenge her with Multiplication while it challenges my 1st grade son with … [Read More]


Obsessed with the Brand New Gold Emblem Abound Snacks #Snackurday #CVSAbound

Snacking never tasted so delicious all while being super healthy. My entire family is going nuts for Gold Emblem's new Abound line of all natural preservative free goodies. We're talking the BEST EVER Heavenly Light Popcorn - I honestly can't get enough of it. Just a few weeks ago I made a trip to CVS at 9 PM just to buy another bag of it! The range of products is huge - snack bars, trail mixes, crisps, popcorn, probiotic trail mix, edamame and more! My kids go crazy for the trail … [Read More]

crock pot crock star contest

Enter a Video Selfie to win the Crock Pot CrockStars Contest #CrockStars

Who else loves their slow cooker? Here's my video selfie of me making my fave recipe - meatballs in the crock pot! My Crock-Pot is my savior during the school year when I've errands to run and places to be all day, but want to have a hearty meal for the kids and my hubby even when we need to juggle all the crazy swim team practices or other sports activities happening every evening. After my meal finished cooking, I leave it on warm so everyone can eat when it works for their schedule! If … [Read More]

Jodi Picoult Leaving Time

New Book Release: Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult

On sale tomorrow October 14th! We were thrilled to get an advance copy of Jodi Picoult's new book, Leaving Time. Jodi Picoult fans will love her latest novel. I found Leaving Time to be part love story, part mystery, and definitely a page turner. I don't want to give out any spoilers but this was a really intelligent read  incorporating science and studies about elephant behavior as the main character , Jenna, a 13 year old reads the journals of her mother, a famous scientist and researcher … [Read More]


Video Demo of Amazing Zhus Magician Pets #TheAmazingZhus

HOT TOY alert! You can pre-order these Amazing Zhus Pets from Walmart now. If the past predicts the future, then we suspect these are going to be one of this year's most wanted toys as kids went wild for Zhu Zhu pets a few years ago but the Amazing Zhus are WAY cooler, more fun, and definitely more amazing! Amazing Zhus offer both "Stunt" pets along with Magician Pets. My kids are excited about both of them and Kenzie was sent an entire kit to test out and demonstrate. So far she's been … [Read More]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]