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.

Discover Boating And Discover Great Family Fun #sponsored #MC #DiscoverBoating

Discover Boating and make it a great summer #sponsored

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Discover Boating. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. If you are like me, being out on the open water sounds like an awesome time? Whether you have plans of cruising out on a boat that is massive […]

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I think that many of you have read my previous posts about Beamly. In case you have missed them, I want to catch you up to speed with what Beamly is all about. Remember the good old days of the chat room. You know, when you could chat with a real person and not some […]

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1 in 3 women suffer from Light Bladder Leakage, but it doesn't have to ruin your day. If you are one of them, check out our light bladder leakage tips. #sponsored

Thanks to Poise for sponsoring today’s discussion. Ladies, it’s a subject that we don’t often want to talk about but definitely nothing to be ashamed of. Did you know that 1 in 3 experience LBL. But you don’t have to be embarrassed. New Poise Microliners can help you live a confident lifestyle in spite of […]

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I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Shire. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. As an actress, a public health advocate and former journalist, Holly Robinson Peete has seen it all. And as a mother of four, she’s encountered just about every parenting challenge […]

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Thanks to General Mills Big G Cereal for sponsoring today’s discussion and inspiring family fun! I think that everyone loves cereal. I know that in our family it is a staple. We eat it for cereal and even sometimes for a snack or for dinner {especially when it’s really hot}. But did you know that […]

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Bahama Breeze. All opinions are 100% mine. Are you looking for a fun time this summer? You know you are. Then why not check out the Bahama Breeze Summer Beach Bash? You and your friends will be able to listen to live music that […]

10 Yummy Sugar Cookie Recipes


  Did you know that July 9th is National Sugar Cookie Day? I think sugar cookies are some of the best cookies there are. They are simple and really tasty. They are also traditionally easy to make and require only a few ingredients that most people typically have in their kitchen anyway. So, if you […]

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Have you heard about Dealsplus? You all know me. I like to get really nice deals. I like nice stuff, but I don’t want to have to pay an arm and a leg for it. After all, I need my arms and legs. All of them.

11 Creative Ice Cream Flavors


  Ice cream, ice cream, we all want ice cream. Especially in summer. Our neighborhood even has an ice cream truck coming through this summer. For real. It plays some little tune that sounds a lot like “On The Floor,” by Jennifer Lopez, J-Lo, or whatever she is going by this week.  Anyway, July 1st […]

14 Kiss Desserts: Tasty Recipes Containing Hershey’s Kisses


Looking for a reason to get your smooch on or just an excuse to nosh on some Hershey’s Kisses. Well, we have your excuses right here. Everyone loves a holiday and July 6th is World Kiss Day! In honor of the occasion, we have rounded up some of the tastiest Kiss Desserts that we could […]