About Dawn McAlexander

Dawn is a full time travel and lifestyle blogger. Besides Cheap Is The New Classy, she also owns and writes for Eat Play Rock and State By State Travel. Her interests include traveling, home decor, DIY projects, organizing her home and enjoying a nice cup of coffee {or two}. She currently resides in North Carolina with her husband, Jay, and their fur babies.

Save 15% Off Kidfresh Frozen Foods At Kroger Stores #KidfreshFavorites

Save 15% Off Kidfresh Frozen Foods At Kroger Stores #KidfreshFavorites

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #KidfreshFavorites #CollectiveBias Even though it’s May and the weather is (hopefully) starting to get warmer, school may be out for parts of the country, which means that kids may be home a lot more (eeps!), yet some kids […]

Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountain Adventures Now Open

Dolly Parton's Smoky Mountain Adventures Now Open

If you have never been to one of Dolly Parton’s dinner shows, then you are really missing out. My family and I have been to the Dixie Stampede in Pigeon Forge and also to Pirate’s Voyage in Myrtle Beach and have really enjoyed both attractions immensely. Now, Dolly Parton fans will have another dinner theater […]

#Ad Free $5 Gift Card When You Buy TYLENOL® At Target 5/14-5/20 #ForWhatMattersMost

#Ad Free $5 Gift Card When You Buy Tylenol At Target 5/14-5/20

I have received information and materials from ©Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. 2017. The opinions stated are my own. This is a sponsored post. #ForWhatMattersMost #CollectiveBias Are you a Weekend Warrior? After a long winter do you find yourself running from place to place, enjoying the outdoors and being active? Be a warrior! Don’t let […]

Drop Line Now Open At Dollywood

Drop Line Now Open At Dollywood

Every time we visit Dollywood, my daughter and husband love to check out the thrill rides. Amber, especially, loves the ones that get her heart pumping. So, I am thinking that she is going to love this. For all of you thrill seekers, Drop Line is now open at Dollywood.

10 Things You May Not Know About Greater Fayetteville #VisitFayNC #AmericaAtEveryTurn

10 Things You May Not Know About Greater Fayetteville #VisitFayNC #AmericaAtEveryTurn

A few weeks ago, Jay and I visited Fayetteville, NC for the first time. Although we have lived in this state for many years, we had never been to Fayetteville. After we visited, we realized that this was a place that we knew very little about and were eager to learn more. So, here are […]

Dolly Parton Helps Distribute Final My People Fund Checks #MyPeopleFund

Dolly Parton Helps Distribute Final My People Fun Checks #MyPeopleFund

When the Great Smoky Mountains fire happened last year it was quite devastating for many families. It destroyed or damaged many things in the area and there were families who lost literally everything they owned. But thanks to the fundraising efforts from Dolly Parton and her My People Fund, a helping hand was given to […]

The Best Places To Check Out The Tooele City Country Music Scene #countrymusic sponsored

The Best Places To Check Out The Tooele City Country Music Scene #sponsored

My husband and I are trying to make a point to see more of the US over the next few years. We have talked often about traveling out west to see many of the natural landmarks like the national parks and the salt lakes. As many of you know, Jay and I were radio deejays […]

Win A Romantic Trip For 2 To Fayetteville, NC #VisitFayNC sponsored {US Ends 6/1}

Check Out Our 3 Day Fayetteville Itinerary #VisitFayNC sponsored

Though Jay and I have both lived in Mount Airy, NC for many years, neither of us had every visited Fayetteville. However, we changed that a few weeks ago. Today we are sharing with you our 3 day Fayetteville itinerary so that you can see how many super cool things there are to do in […]

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So, I went to the eye doctor last week and, guess what? It’s time for my first pair of glasses. At 40, I could tell that my eyesight was deteriorating on my right eye. It turns out that my left eye has pretty decent vision in my left eye, but I am pretty far sighted […]

My “A-Ha” Moment About Saving For Retirement

My "A-Ha" Moment About Saving For Retirement

This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Prudential. All thoughts and opinions are mine. I can remember when I was in my twenties, saving for retirement was the last thing on my mind. I mean, retirement seemed like a very distant and unimaginable reality. I became pregnant when I was nineteen and I spent my twenties […]