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).

Week 3 Progress using the Dark Circles Corrector Stick


I’ve been continuing on my journey to test the portable little Dark Circles Corrector Stick from Solutions 24  as I aspire to minimize some of those pesky dark circles under my eyes. If you remember, I love how convenient this Dark Circles Corrector stick is since it is so small and totally not messy. I’ve […]

3 Activity Ideas for Backyard Staycation Fun

shaving cream fun

Summer summer summer! How do you have creative backyard fun? Since we tend to stay home for most of the steamy summer season as our kids love being on swim team and don’t want to miss any meets or practice, we’re always looking for neat ideas to amp up the backyard fun factor. Check out […]

Happily Ever After for 12 Years


I remember my wedding day like it was yesterday. Feeling extra thankful this year for our health, each other and our 2 wonderful kiddos. Hard to believe 12 years have passed ! For better or worse…. It’s been a tough year of challenges but we are so lucky for our family.        

4th of July Fruit Flag Platter Recipe and Instructions

4th of July Fruit Flag Platter

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 […]

Dark Circles Corrector Stick Week 2 Results 

Dark Circles Corrector Stick

Okay I’m loving the convenience and simplicity of this “anti-aging” beauty goodie I’m testing out this month. Look at just how small and portable this little Dark Circles Corrector Stick from Solutions 24 is in my photos below. I love that there is no glossy icky creamy mess that comes with eye creams that can […]

American Girl Grace DVD on sale tomorrow June 23rd 


Hooray! Releasing tomorrow!!! The brand new American Girl movie, Grace Stirs Up Success, releases on DVD everywhere tomorrow Tuesday June 23rd. American Girl sent us this adorable Patisserie box full of Grace goodies and the brand new DVD so we could view the movie in advance and host our own little viewing party. We absolutely […]

Fashion Friday: Rompers and Board Shorts


We spend our summer days poolside so I opt for casual styles that are on trend and easy on my wallet for 9 year old Kenzie when I’m freshening up her summer wardrobe. This season, Rompers and Board shorts are hip, cool and in style. Check out our photos for these super affordable and fun […]

Fave Schwarzkopf Product Magic Volume Powder Video Review

magic volume powder

Our exploration of the entire line of Schwarzkopf hair styling products wrapped up last week. We loved everything we tried, and as you know Kenzie and I were both obsessed with the salon style scent too! Our favorite product definitely was the Magic Volume Powder as I’ve never experienced anything like it. Take a peek […]

Introducing Solutions 24 Dark Circles Corrector Stick Video Review Series


Over the next 4 weeks, I’ll be trying to reduce the dark circles under my eyes with the help of Solutions 24 Dark Circles Corrector Stick. I’ll be using the corrector stick in the morning and evening daily and update my progress each week. We’ll see if we can see any difference in my photos […]

Minute Maid Twitter Party Tonight Taking a Stand for Parents #DoinGood

Doing Good

Tonight, I’m thrilled to be co-hosting a Twitter Party celebrating Minute Maid’s campaign as they aim to give us all a little more empowerment in our lives as parents. Aren’t we often the hardest judge of ourselves??  I know I can be pretty darn hard on myself, and I think my Mom friends are tough […]