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.

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 + Win A $1,000 Walmart GC {US 12/28} #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. […]

Flu Symptoms & Tips To Avoid Getting The Flu #sponsored @ShopularApp

Flu Symptoms And Tips To Avoid Getting The Flu

With the holiday season comes a lot of fun. Between the gatherings with family and friends that you may not have seen in a while, and all of the shopping, you are constantly getting exposed to all types of germs. So, I have put together a list of flu symptoms and things that you can […]

Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken and Potatoes Recipe #sponsored

Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken And Potatoes Recipe

If you are anything like me, you love cooking with the slow cooker. I just think it’s so much easier to make a tasty meal in one dish than it is to dirty up every pot and pan that you have. With game season upon us, I really wanted to try out this Crock Pot […]

Guardians Of The Galaxy Stocking Stuffer Ideas #ad #cbias #OwnTheGalaxy

Guardians of the Galaxy Stocking Stuffer Ideas #ad #cbias #OwnTheGalaxy

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #OwnTheGalaxy #CollectiveBias It’s the holiday season and I must say, I am really in the mood this year. When I first met the hubs, he told me how he and his family often filled stockings for each other […]

Freedom To Be Spontaneous: Tips To Be Ready When #TheMoodStrikes #ad #cbias

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TheMoodStrikes #CollectiveBias The holidays can be a hectic time. With all the shopping, decorating, baking and visiting with family and friends, quality time alone with the significant other can sometimes be put on the back burner. Sometimes when […]

Check Out My New HP Notebook I Got For $159 #sponsored @ShopularApp

Last year I purchased an HP 2000 Notebook PC at Walmart on Black Friday. I was so pleased with it, I purchased the HP Notebook this year on Black Friday. #sponsored

Recently you may have read about me planning out my Black Friday shopping trip and also about my Black Friday Nikon D3200 purchase. Today I want to tell you about the sweet deal that I got on my new laptop, with the help of Shopular. I have found that purchasing a lot of things that […]