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).

Galaxy’s Edge Crowds: What You Can Expect and What to Plan For

Galaxy's Edge Crowds

Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge opens at Disney’s Hollywood Studios on August 29th. We have some idea what to expect based on the May 31 opening at Disneyland weeks ago, so we now know how guests will receive Star Wars Land. Here is a glimpse of what Galaxy’s Edge crowds will look like and how to […]

5 Must Read Realistic Fiction Books for Young Adults

5 Must Read Realistic Fiction Books for Young Adults

Check out our fantastic list of 5 . I, Kenzie, wrote these blurbs, and I hope you all enjoy these amazing books – I know I did!  These 5 realistic fiction books for young adults are must-reads for anyone interested in learning about some of the challenging problems of our generation and others through engaging and fast-paced […]

Great Read: The Misadventures of Max Crumbly #Giveaway #MaxCrumbly

Max Crumbly Book Cover

Classy Mommy partnered with Simon & Schuster to provide this fantastic giveaway with the new Max Crumbly title! As always, all thoughts and opinions are our own. Yay! The latest Max Crumbly book is now on sale in stores! Pick it up today for your kiddos to read by the pool or for some down time indoors […]

4th of July Fruit Flag Platter Recipe and Instructions

4th of July Fruit Flag Platter Recipe

Super easy household fresh fruit ingredients can transform into this Red White and Blue treat to create a festive appetizer or dessert tray for any holiday party. Take a peek at our instructions so you can simply make this 4th of July Fruit Flag Platter . I promise your kids or any guests will devour this […]

Best Spy and Thriller Books for Girls

Best Spy and Thriller Books for Girls

Check out our list of the Best Spy and Thriller Books for Girls.  Your tweens and teens will love these young adult spy and thriller books! All four are by Ally Carter, the New York Times Bestselling Author of the Gallagher Girls series. This post is from me, Kenzie, and I read all of these books […]

Diamond P Ranch Horseback Riding in Yellowstone Country #YellowstoneCountry #BeyondYellowstone #MontanaMoments #Montana

Diamond P Ranch Horseback Riding in Yellowstone Country

Check out our review and experience with Diamond P Ranch Horseback Riding in Yellowstone Country! We absolutely LOVED our Montana horseback riding adventure with The Diamond P Ranch in Yellowstone. If you are looking for a real Montana style excursion to experience the outdoors and wilderness, we definitely recommend horseback riding with The Diamond P Ranch.Classy […]

Father’s Day Handprint Craft Ideas

Father's Day Fish handprint Crafts

Father’s Day is just around the corner so we’re getting crafty for Dad.  Check out our Father’s Day Handprint Craft idea – turn your child’s hand into a fish! If you are looking for Father’s Day Handprint Craft Ideas, I think you’ll love our options below! We love to incorporate handprints into our homemade gifts […]



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New FROZEN 2 Trailer and Images #Frozen2


Just released this morning from Walt Disney Animation Studios! Check out the brand new FROZEN 2 Trailer and Images  FROZEN 2 hits theaters on November 22nd and these new details are making me even more excited to reunite with Anna, Elsa, Olaf and the gang on the big screen! Did you know that “Frozen,” which […]

15 Delightful and Delicious Donut Recipes DIY #NationalDoughnutDay

15 Delicious Donut Recipes

Happy National Donut Day! YUM! I’m delighted to celebrate this extra random holiday since it requires me to eat a few donuts!!  Tomorrow is the first Friday in June which means it’s National Doughnut Day so we’ve gathered together a handful of fabulous donut recipes to inspire you and the family in the kitchen with some […]