About Colleen Padilla

Colleen Padilla, the founder and editor of ClassyMommy.com lives in the Philly suburbs and is a full time mom for her 2 children, Mackenzie (7) and Kyle (5). Colleen and the Classy Mommy website have been featured on Fox News, Good Morning America, The New York Times, Parenting Magazine, The New York Post, local Philadelphia ABC, CBS, and NBC programs. Colleen has appeared in a TV special about Alpha Moms on South Korea’s NBC affiliate SBS. She also co-authored The Digital Mom Handbook (HarperCollins).

Eugene Levy on Playing Dory’s Dad #FindingDoryEvent

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I had the chance to sit down and chat with the actor, Eugene Levy, who plays the voice of Dory’s Dad, Charlie, in Finding Dory. This was certainly a “different” kind of Dad role for Eugene Levy who we all know from his hilarious fatherhood role in the classic comedy, American Pie. Thoughts on viewing Finding […]

Simple Summer Sundress Style

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Tis the season for the sundress! I love simple and easy fashion options for summertime. Casual, comfortable, and requiring little effort, a sundress works during the heatwave of June and July and keeps you looking fashionable. Walmart tasked us to find a summer sundress for under $20 in store. I found these adorable strapless dresses […]

Annedroids Season 3 Airs June 24 on Amazon Prime #Annedroids

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Are your kids inspired by a STEM curriculum? Do they love science and geeking out about futuristic stuff? If so, they’ll LOVE the Emmy nominated Annedroids series on Amazon Prime. We’ve been fans for the past few years, and the brand new Annedroids Season 3 releases on June 24th on Amazon. Anne is a fantastic […]

BIZAARDVARK Set Visit Photos and Review #BizaardvarkEvent #Bizaardvark #FindingDoryEvent

BIZAARDVARK Set Visit Photos and Review

Take a peek at this inside look on the set of the Disney Channel’s brand new show hilarious and awesome show Bizaardvark, premiering this Friday night at 9:45 pm , June 24th directly after the new movie Adventures in Babysitting airs. I absolutely LOVED the premiere and can’t wait to share the fun with my own […]

Live Prepared Family Emergency Kit Video Review #LivePrepared

Live Prepared Family Emergency Kit Video Review

How do you prepare your family and home for potential emergencies or natural disasters? If you haven’t thought about it or are looking for a simple seamless solution, check out Live Prepared’s 72 hour Emergency Kits. When it comes to emergency preparedness, Live Prepared’s Kits are amazing as they also include Food too! I love […]

Ice Age: Collision Course Celebrates International #YogaDay #IceAge #CollisionCourse

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The Shangri Llama will see you now.  Celebrate International Yoga Day with a new clip from Ice Age: Collision Course, in theaters July 22! Check out the new trailer below featuring the Shangri Llama. How funny is that???  We love the Ice Age movies and the ADORABLE characters. Always hilarious and full of humor. We […]

Finding Dory Bounty Paper Towels and Napkins #FindingDoryEvent

Finding Dory Bounty Paper Towels and Napkins

Finding Dory products are swimming into stores EVERYWHERE this June. Love seeing all the creative products featuring these iconic Disney Pixar characters. While in LA, Bounty hosted a super cute breakfast for us bloggers to celebrate their new Finding Dory Bounty Paper Towels and Napkins that are now on sale in retailers everywhere.  Finding Dory […]

Chatting with the Voice Cast for Marlin and Nemo #FindingDoryEvent

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During my interviews for the Finding Dory press junket, I had the chance to chat with the Voice Cast for Marlin and Nemo in Finding Dory. Marlin was played by the the same original voice while Nemo’s voice was by a newcomer since the original Nemo is now an adult! Chatting with the Voice Cast […]

Inspiration for an Outdoor Living Area Refresh 

Inspiration for an Outdoor Living Area Refresh 

In the summer we spend most of our family time hanging out in our backyard and on our deck in the late afternoons and evenings. Essentially, the deck becomes a major outdoor living area for us and I love to add decorations and refresh pillows each season to make the space more welcoming. Here’s some Inspiration […]

Hot New Toy: Hamsters in a House Video Review

Hamsters in a House Video Review

My kids are loving the just released Hamsters in a House toys made by Zuru. We’ve been exploring the Ultimate Hamster House which has a little hamster who travels around the home, sleeps, flushes the toilet, and even rides an elevator and exercise ring. Check out our Hamsters in a House Video Review below to see […]