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).

Gift Idea: Fast Fun Electronic Party Games from Hasbro

Need a cool hostess gift or hoping to gift fun games to friends or family??? Here's 3 great game ideas! We are obsessed with the game Catch Phrase and have literally been playing it for DECADES with friends at parties and with family on vacations. For kids 12+ these are also fabulous gift ideas. Hasbro Read more [...]

Give the Gift of Straight Talk this Holiday Season for Big Savings #StraightTalkCheer #StraightTalkTesters

Note: This post is sponsored by Straight Talk as I’m a Straight Talk Testers Ambassador for 2014. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. Tis the season! With 6 days until Christmas, we’re all scrambling to find those last- minute gifts and to stretch our budget so we maximize spreading Read more [...]

Hot Toy: Zoomer Interactive Dino

Zoomer the Interactive Dino landed itself a spot on the Top 20 Toys as Chosen by Kids list at Walmart this holiday season. Geared for kids 5+, Zoomer is a toy that the entire family will enjoy engaging with, watching, and controlling. This year's rendition of a "Zoomer" toy is dino themed as this interactive Read more [...]

Miracle Gro AeroGarden Indoor Garden Video Review

If you need a gift for friends or family who love to garden or have a green thumb, check out our Indoor Garden from AeroGarden! We've got a detailed Miracle Gro AeroGarden Indoor Garden Video Review below along with some photos showing our results from the first week. We expect some GIANT Salad greens Read more [...]

Care Bears to brighten your days!

Care Bears are back and they are even better than before! Brighter colors, bolder designs and even softer and more plush than I remember them being as a little girl. This oversized Care Bear CHEER Bear arrived for Kenzie to review at the most perfect time right when she came home from school being sick. Read more [...]

Gifts for Tech Kids: Headphone Hats and Texting Gloves

Need an inspiring gift idea for kids who love technology ? Check out these cool headphone hats and texting gloves from RUUM. Headphone Hats and Texting Gloves  RUUM American Kid’s Wear's newest tech accessories include these cool bright colored and striped headphone hats and text sensitive Read more [...]

Give the Gift of Travel & Memories: Four Seasons $250 Gift Card Giveaway

We love the adventure of travel and I'm thrilled to partner with the Four Seasons to giveaway a $250 Four Seasons Gift Card to one very lucky ClassyMommy.com reader. Wondering what to buy your loved ones who seem to have everything? Consider a Four Seasons Gift Card. The gift of travel and the chance Read more [...]

Family Movie Gift Ideas: When the Game Stands Tall & RUDY #StandTall

If you have athletes or sports fans n your life or family, here's a great family movie gift idea - the exclusive DVD combo pack featuring both When the Game Stands Tall and the uplifting movie, RUDY. This extra special combo pack is only available at Walmart for $22.96.  Both these films are based on Read more [...]

New LEGOLAND Hotel in Florida Offers Guests a 2nd Day Free Opening Summer 2015

Bricktastic!!!! Booking is NOW OPEN for LEGOLAND Hotel in Florida. Even better, they are offering specials for pre-booking at LEGOLAND® Hotel, opening summer 2015! The new LEGOLAND Hotel at LEGOLAND Florida is now under construction and it's opening soon. We've visited LEGOLAND for the day before Read more [...]

Join the CVS Twitter Chat today to talk #GoldEmblem Goodies with @CVS_Extra 8 pm EST

Join us TONIGHT at 8 pm ET for a fun #GoldEmblem Twitter party that I'm hosting with Whitney from Mommies with Style. We're giving away all kidns of Gold Emblem goodies including those pictured above. I adore Gold Emblem and the convenience of buying delicious and luxurious snacks, chocolates, and treats Read more [...]