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.

Experience The Lost Colony On Roanoke Island #OBXnow #TLC80years #travel ad

Experience The Lost Colony On Roanoke Island #OBXnow

Recently, Jay and I visited the Outer Banks of North Carolina. I was fortunate enough to visit last year, but this was his very first visit. Last year, I got to experience many of the awesome things that this gorgeous chain of islands has to offer, but the outdoor symphonic drama, The Lost Colony, was […]

St Francis Inn To Host 6th Annual Drawing On The Right Side Of The Brain Seminar

St Francis Inn To Host 6th Annual Drawing On The Right Side Of The Brain Seminar

A very distinctive event is coming to the St Francis Inn in St Augustine, Florida. On September 11th – 15th, the 5 day seminar, Drawing On The Right Side Of The Brain is coming to the St. Francis Inn for the 6th consecutive year.

5 Tips For Creating An Effective Home Workout

5 Tips for Creating an Effective Home Workout

When most people hear the word “workout,” they instantly think of the gym. While exercising in that type of environment offers a lot of benefits—like access to a variety of exercise machines, various exercise classes, and expert personal trainers—not everyone likes the idea of getting fit outside the home.

4 Awesome Summer Festivals For Families In The Southeast

4 Awesome Summer Festivals For Families In The Southeast

From North Carolina to Georgia, there is a lot of fun to be had in the east coast states. Are you planning a trip to the Carolinas or Georgia this summer? If so, be sure to up your summer road trip game by checking out one or even all of these 4 awesome summer festivals […]

Save Up To $9 Per Ticket + Emerald Pointe Group Rates Advantages #travel #ad #WetNWildEP

Save Up To $9 Per Ticket + Emerald Pointe Group Rates Advantages #travel #ad #WetNWildEP

Last week, Jay and I visited Emerald Pointe in Greensboro, NC. We love this water park and make it a point to visit at least once yearly. For the past couple of years, we have been visiting on Memorial Day, kind of like our official kickoff to summer.

16 Ridiculously Good Fudge Recipes For Fudge Day

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Did you know that June 16th is National Fudge Day? If you didn’t, you do now. So, perhaps now you are thinking about ways to celebrate. Right? Well, you are in luck! We have rounded up 16 of the tastiest fudge recipes that we could find on the internet for you to try out for […]

How To Buy The Perfect Pair Of Jeans Every Time

How To Buy The Perfect Pair Of Jeans Every Time #sponsored

The average woman owns at least six pairs of jeans. Therefore, it is not an exaggeration to say that they are an essential item of clothing. For many women jeans are a go to wardrobe item, which is why they want to know how to find and buy the right pair.

Check Out The 2017 South Carolina Ag + Art Tour Schedule #AgAndArtTour

Check Out The 2017 South Carolina Ag + Art Tour Schedule #AgAndArtTour

I am all about an art tour! They also had me at Farmer’s Market. And being that there is one coming to South Carolina very soon, means that I might have to hop one state down and check it out for myself. If you are into Ag + Art Tours, then check out this schedule […]

What To Put In A Chihuahua Beach Basket #PurinaMysteries #sponsored

What To Put In A Chihuahua Beach Basket #sponsored #PurinaMysteries

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PurinaMysteries #CollectiveBias We have two of the cutest dogs in world. It’s so amazing to me how they have stolen our hearts with their cute, tiny faces. So, we love to deal all that we can to make […]

Celebrate National Dairy Month With These Recipes Using Milk

Delicious Hot Chocolate- Crockpot

Did you know that June is National Dairy Month? As we know, milk and other dairy products are vitally important to your health. So, it makes sense to me that there would be a month devoted to the celebration and promotion of all things dairy. Not only does milk provide essential vitamins and minerals necessary […]