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.

Save Big At Albertsons Stock Up Sale 9/30-10/13 #cbias #ad #AStockUpSale #Albertsons

Save Big At Albertsons Stock Up Sale 9/30-10/13 #AStockUpSale #Albertsons #cbias #ad

This shop has been compensated by Albertsons. All opinions are mine alone. #AStockUpSale #CollectiveBias It’s Albertsons Stock Up Sale and there are plenty of deals going on in-store! It’s the perfect time to stock up your favorite brands like Cheerios, Progresso, Nature Valley and Yoplait!

How A Revolving Menu Can Benefit Your Dog #sponsored #AvoDermNatural

The Benefits Of A Revolving Menu For Your Dog #sponsored #AvoDermNatural

This post is sponsored by Avoderm and the BlogPaws Professional Pet Blogger Network. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about Avoderm Revolving Menu but Cheap Is The New Classy only shares information we feel is relevant to our readers. Avoderm is not responsible for the content of this article. If you have […]

Why You Should Always Tip Your Server

Why You Should Always Tip Your Server

I haven’t always been a blogger and a radio personality. For approximately the first 10 years of my working career, I was a server. And let me tell you, being a server is a job. A hard job. If you have never waited tables, you might not realize what a hard job it is. It […]

My Journey And Advice For A Better Night’s Sleep #sponsored #IC

Facts and Tips for dealing with Chronic Insomnia

I participated in an Ambassador program on behalf of Influence Central for Pernix Therapeutics. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. As you might recall from recent posts, I am following certain shut eye strategies to try to get a better night’s sleep. I have suffered from insomnia on and off […]

10 Tasty Chowder Recipes To Warm Your Soul

10 Tasty Chowder Recipes To Warm Your Soul

It’s almost fall, ya’ll. So you know what that means, right? The weather will soon be getting cooler, with nice, chilly nights and crunchy, orange leaves. This is my favorite time of the year and I can’t think of any better time then to share some of the tastiest chowder recipes that I could find. […]

5 Back To School Tips For Pets With Separation Anxiety #sponsored

5 Back To School Tips For Pets With Separation Anxiety #sponsored

When the kiddos go back to school, it doesn’t just affect the kiddos. Parents have to adjust to not having kids at home during the day and to driving kids to and from school, games and other school related activities. But there are other household members who notice when the kids are gone – those […]

13 Awesome Things To Do In Grenada

13 Awesome Things To Do In Grenada

Grenada is a Caribbean island nation located almost exactly half way between Trinidad and Tobago and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. It is comprised of one main island and 6 smaller islands surrounding it. Because of this hilly island’s nutmeg plantations, it’s often referred to as the “Spice Isle”. With its varied landscape, beaches, and […]

Coconuts Restaurant In Panama City Beach, Florida #sponsored #TheFunPlace

Coconuts Seafood Pizza and More in Panama City Beach Fl {sponsored}

Yesterday was our first full day in Panama City Beach, Fl. None of us have ever been here before so it’s been fun to check out the area for the first time. Last night, we ate at Coconuts Restaurant. It’s located directly across the road from the Sandpiper Beacon Resort.

7 Benefits Of Travel Insurance #sponsored #Allianz

7 Benefits Of Travel Insurance

Today’s post is sponsored by Allianz Travel Insurance through the Bloggy Moms Network. In January, Jay and I took our first cruise. It was so great that we scheduled another one for the end of the year and this time Amber and Mackenzie are going with us. Though I feel that with the all-inclusiveness a […]

Save 5% On School Supplies With Barnes And Noble MasterCard #sponsored #BNSchoolSavings

Save 5% On School Supplies With The Barnes and Noble MasterCard #ad #BNSchoolSavings

This post is sponsored by the Barnes & Noble MasterCard, powered by Barclaycard. All opinions are my own. My daughter just headed back to college for the semester. This is her final year towards her Associates Degree. This is also the year where she will be applying to other schools to continue her education toward […]