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).

Big Hero 6 Birthday Party Ideas for Invites, Decorations and Games

Best Animated Picture Big Hero 6 from Disney, is now out on DVD and we've got some fantastic Big Hero 6 Birthday Party Ideas. Check out and download this free guide with Big Hero 6 Birthday Party Ideas for Invites, Decorations and Games and step by step instructions to help get your party running. My Read more [...]

New 4D Movie coming to LEGOLAND Florida

Everything is Awesome! LEGOLAND is teaming up with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and The LEGO Group to bring a new 4D animated film based on the popular characters of The LEGO® Movie™,  to guests at LEGOLAND® Parks later this year. The new 4D animated film will open exclusively at the six LEGOLAND Read more [...]

New Toy Buzz: Barbie Goes Super Hero Video Review #BeSuper

Love it! For the first time in 56 years, Barbie transforms into a Super Hero. Check out our photos video to see the scoop on this new line of Barbie dolls. Barbie, also known as Princess Sparkle, wears a skirt that transforms into a cape and her tiara is also a mask. Very cool! We've got a video showing Read more [...]

Gluten Free Black Bean and Corn Salsa Taco Salad Recipe

We love Mexican food and salad, so what better combo is there than  making a Black Bean and Corn Salsa Taco Salad Recipe for dinner? I especially love how easy Salad night is when it comes to dinner prep! We were challenged to whip together a salad with some of Wild Oats organic products sold Read more [...]

Littlest Swim Fan

This kid. His sister's biggest fan! Love him so much. Long weekend with lots of races so he brought his binoculars for a better view. Read more [...]

Closet Must Have Essentials #wearwalmart

How do you plan your wardrobe with must have closet essentials? My tip: Think about a few key categories and then stock up on FAVORITES in mulitple shades the finds that fit right. Casual sweaters, solid tees, scarves, leggings and jeggings are my must have items that don't break the bank but let me Read more [...]

Caribbean Luxury: Seven Stars Resort Turks and Caicos Review @7StarsResort

It's zero degrees in Philadelphia today and I'm dreaming of the 17 hours we spent at the Seven Stars Resort in Turks & Caicos last fall. The stunning Seven Stars Resort in Turks and Caicos is a fantastic option for families or couples looking for a taste of Caribbean paradise in a more luxurious Read more [...]

Fashion Friday: Marvel Super Hero Shoes and My Little Pony Styles from Stride Rite

Loving these new shoe styles for Spring! Little kids adore their character shoes so whatever characters are hot for kids are always on trend when it comes to kids fashions.  This spring Stride Rite is combining their comfortable functional styles with both Marvel and My Little Pony. Check out these Read more [...]

2015 Beauty Trends: How to Crimp Your Hair

Remember crimping your hair in the 1990's? Well it's back again and on trend for 2015. For 2015, runway looks are showcasing scattered mini crimps throughout the hair or a sleek ponytail that has scattered crimps. Love the look as it's really interesting and different. I like how they mix both flat Read more [...]

Tide Pods for a Simple Laundry routine

We're a Tide family - the smell means clean laundry to me and as a Mom I especially love that I can always rely on Tide to get the dirty job done when it comes to my 7 year old son's clothing! We were just sent some newer Tide Pods to review. These new Tide Pods  include stain remover detergent and Read more [...]