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).

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. Read more [...]

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 Read more [...]

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 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 Read more [...]

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 Read more [...]

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 Read more [...]

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 Read more [...]

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 Read more [...]

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. Read more [...]

Easy Duck Dynasty Halloween Costumes

Do you need easy Duck Dynasty Halloween Costumes? We found the most simple Duck Dynasty costume using this easy Beard & Bandana sold at Walmart themed out to the Duck Dynasty crew. I especially love this concept for friends or a family of brothers & Dad who are trick or treating together. Duck Read more [...]