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 and DIY projects, organizing her home and enjoying a nice cup of coffee {or two}. She currently resides in North Carolina with her daughter, Amber, and her furry {and not so furry} friends.

Save Up To $10.49 Per Person At Wet’n Wild Emerald Pointe! #ad #WetnWildEP

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One of our favorite places to visit each summer is Wet’n Wild Emerald Pointe in Greensboro, NC. Amber loves the water rides and the scarier, the better. She loves to do everything that gets your adrenaline going there. I love to hang out in a nice chair under and umbrella, read a book and listen […]

My First Experience As A Couchsurfing Host #travel

My First Experience As A Couchsurfing Host

I created an account on Couchsurfing years ago. Then I didn’t look at it again for years. So, a few months ago, I began hearing about it in my travel circles and I saw some guy talking about how he traveled the world using Couchsurfing on TedTalks. So, I decided to check it out again […]

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DotComDIY #CollectiveBias Summer is the right time for road trips. So where are you headed this summer? Wherever you go, make sure your car is in great running order and save money by changing your own oil. Right […]

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If you have stuff sitting around your house that you no longer use or are tired of looking at, listing your items on Facebook Auction Pages might be a great option for you. Facebook Auction Pages are different from Facebook Yard Sale Pages in that you list your item and then people bid on them […]

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Take Your Prom Dress Shopping To The Next Level With These Tips

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Prom for girls is synonymous to fun. And why wouldn’t be? It’s the time in a girl’s life where she has a whole month or two to prepare for a special night. In the preparation process you will mainly have to secure a prom dress. It’s one of the main event so a lot of […]

13 Summer Car Care Tips For Great Road Trips #cbias #ad #SummerCarCare

13 Summer Car Care Tips For Great Road Trips #cbias #ad #SummerCarCare

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SummerCarCare #CollectiveBias So, it’s almost summer. Yay! If you are like us that means summer road trips. Amber and I usually take a few road trips during the summer. Some are a few days long and some are […]

10 Time Saving Hacks For College Students + DIY Vitamin Dispenser #ad #CentrumFunFlavors

10 Time Saving Hacks For Busy College Students + DIY Vitamin Dispenser #cbias #ad #CentrumFunFlavors

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CentrumFunFlavors #CollectiveBias My daughter is super busy. Between her job, college and spending time with her boyfriend and other friends, she barely has any time to just be. She tries to make the things that are important {like […]

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #OrthoProtects #CollectiveBias. Do you love your yard, but hate seeing your hard work get eaten up by garden pests? Maybe you are planning your garden and want to keep the rabbits, groundhogs, squirrels and other small animals from […]

Cheap Housewarming Gift Ideas #sponsored #ShopGreenLiveGreen

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My daughter is moving out this summer into her first place with one of her friends. It will be me and the fur babies and, although I will miss the mini me, I am actually looking forward to it, as well. Right now I am looking up housewarming gift ideas and have come across a […]