About Dawn McAlexander

Dawn is a full time lifestyle blogger that runs the ship that is Cheap Is The New Classy. She loves to do home decor and DIY projects, organize stuff, enjoy a nice cup of coffee and travel. She currently resides in North Carolina with her husband, Jay, teen daughter, Amber, and too many furry {and not so furry} friends to count.

10 Deliciously Cheesy Recipes

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Cheese Lovers Day is January 20th. So is every other day of the year. At any rate, if you are looking for cheese recipes for the “official” Cheese Lovers Day, then here you go. We have gathered 10 of the best cheese recipes from some of our fellow bloggers for you to try out. From […]

January Ongoing Giveaway Linky + Directory Of Where To List Your Giveaways #linky #sweepstakes

Ongoing Giveaways Linky + Giveaway Linky Directory

Giveaways Linky ~ A toast to your winning! Welcome to Cheap Is The *New* Classy’s December Giveaway Linky! Bloggers – Do you need somewhere else to add your giveaways? Winners! Do you need some more giveaways to enter? Well guess what! Here is the place for you.   January Linky Please feel free to add […]

Skittles Punch Recipe: Kid Approved Game Day Recipe Idea #cbias #ad #BigGameTreats

Gameday Recipes: Skittles Punch Recipe

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BigGameTreats #CollectiveBias Game day is a big deal in this household. My husband, especially, loves to celebrate as he grew up enjoying sports with his family. We love to make tasty meals and treats to add to the […]

Knock Out Your Christmas List And Save Big At Sears #ad #MoreMerry

Finish Off Your Christmas List At Sears And Save

This is a sponsored post. I am a Sears blogger and all opinions are my own. Have you got your Christmas shopping done yet? I actually have, except for one, no two, gifts. Oh wait, I guess that means I am not done yet then, doesn’t it? Oops. Well, if you are like me and […]

Easy Banana Bread Recipe: Prepare In Just Minutes #cbias #ad #TasteTheMiracle

Easy Banana Bread Recipe: Prepare In Just Minutes #ad #cbias #TasteTheMiracle

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TasteTheMiracle #CollectiveBias I love bread – especially banana bread. It’s just so great around the holidays, too. Giving the gift of food is something that I think everyone appreciates, so why not make up a few loaves of […]

Proactiv Plus Review #sponsored #MC

Proactiv Plus Review | Cheap Is The New Classy

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Influence-Central for Proactiv+. I received samples of Proactiv+ to facilitate my review and a thank you item for participating. When I was a teen I had a long battle with acne. Since there wasn’t a great assortment of good acne treatments that I could actually […]

Purina Holiday Treat Catcher Game + Win $50 Walmart Gift Card {US 12/31} #PurinaHolidayWM #ad #Walmart

Purina Holiday Treat Catcher Game

This post is sponsored by Lunchbox. All opinions are my own. What is your pet’s favorite Purina Snack? That is easy in this home. It’s Beggin’ Strips all the way. My dogs go crazy when they smell us opening a bag of Beggin’ Strips. So, naturally, we reward them often with them. After all, our […]

DIY Edible Snowman Centerpiece #ad @Hostess_Snacks #HostessHoliday

DIY Edible Snowman Centerpiece: Perfect For Kids

We are hosting a Christmas dinner at our home this weekend for some of our family members. So, we would really like the house to look like the holidays, but we also want to decorate in such a way that makes our guest feel at home. We like to do a theme every year and […]

DIY Hot Cocoa Station #ad #BicMerryMarking #HotAqua

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This post brought to you by BIC®. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Cheap is the New Classy. Isn’t winter the perfect time for hot cocoa? Nothing warms you up faster than a hot mug of cocoa in your hands while you sit by the cozy fire. If you love hot cocoa […]

Easy & Frugal DIY Snowflake Votives #sponsored

Easy & Frugal DIY Snowflake Votives

I love Christmas decorations but what I don’t often like is the price. Seasonal decorations can be so expensive and then you just pack them up until the next year. I really don’t want to spend a lot on something I only see occasionally. So I decided to make myself some snowflake votives this year. […]