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).

Simple Turkey Gobbler

Yum!!! It's time to make good with those Thanksgiving leftovers. You know I'm all about keeping things easy so I like to go for the post Thanksgiving Turkey Gobbler sandwich. Delish and beyond easy. Simple Turkey Gobbler Directions Our recipe is so easy this doesn't really require much in the way of Read more [...]

Styling in Winter Outerwear

Tackle the cold with style and function thanks to some of these fab finds at Walmart. We 're in love with the hat, scarf, and mitten sets for children and the Danskin fleece hoodies for girls sold at Walmart. Inexpensive, warm  and cool!   Cool Stylish Outerwear Check out Kenzie styling in this Read more [...]

Beauty Gifts Galore: Ever After High Beauty Sets and ELF MakeUp Kits

Tis the season to stock up and gift beauty sets galore. I love how my favorite beauty products are packaged into value added gift sets during the holidays. For all the ladies on your gift list, consider a gifting a beauty collection kit. Who ever has enough nail polish, lip gloss or eye shadow? And for Read more [...]

Inspired Hostess Giving: Mainstays Gift Baskets for Bed Bath and Home

Need a hostess gift? Looking to mix things up this season with a fresh idea on gift giving? This year I'm obsessed with the idea of giving friends and family items they need to freshen up their homes in cool storage baskets or containers. Pack Gifts in Storage Baskets I dread gift wrapping and I'm Read more [...]

New Holiday Books starring Peppa Pig

Who else has Peppa Pig fans in the house? Peppa Pig, as seen on Nick Jr. is starring in two new books for the holiday season. Published by Candlewick Press, Peppa Pig and the Day at Snowy Mountain along with Peppa Pig and the Lost Christmas List are sure to be classics your kids will enjoy reading aloud Read more [...]

Celebrate Christmas at Hersheypark with Live Reindeer and more #HersheyPA #Hersheypark

This past weekend we kicked off our Christmas holiday season and Thanksgiving break with a mini getaway to Hershey PA to visit Hersheypark and Hotel Hershey. I love going on vacations where we can hop in the car and arrive at our destination in less than 90 minutes and be transported to another atmosphere Read more [...]

Fifth Harmony Barbie Dolls Available at Justice

Check out our video and photos of the Fifth Harmony Barbie Dolls available at Justice this November. This special popstar partnership between Barbie and Fifth Harmony is exclusively on sale at Justice but will be available worldwide in 2015. The dolls are very hip, trendy, and reflect the style of each Read more [...]

Sew Cool Sewing Machine Video Review and Photos #HotToys #WMTMoms

Hot Toy alert for little girls who love crafts and creativity! Check out the Sew Cool Machine. We highly recommend this brilliant toy! The Sew Cool Machine is a threadless sewing machine that comes with the materials to complete 9 really cute crafts that include stuffed animals, purses, and more. Check Read more [...]

Holiday Gifts and Free Events This Weekend at Barnes & Noble #BNDiscovery #BNGiftTip

Looking for a fun outing with the kids this weekend? Ready to get into the Holiday spirit and tackle some gift shopping? Visit your local Barnes & Noble for their fabulous Discovery Weekend event happening Saturday November 22nd and Sunday November 23rd.  Check out all the fun stuff happening like Read more [...]

JOHNSON’S® MythConceptions True/False Quiz

Love this! Moms are always asking questions about their children's skin and bath products, so JOHNSON'S R&D team created this Myth-Busting quiz to share some really valuable and surprising information. Check it out below for the inside scoop. JOHNSON’S® Myth Busting Quiz Answers are in bold Read more [...]