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.

Got Snow? Warm Up With This Irish Guinness Beef Stew Recipe

Irish Guinness Beef Stew Recipe

Guess what. It snowed here again. After going with out seeing even the teensiest of snow flakes all season until 2 or 3 weeks ago, now it seems like it snows every few days. It was fun but now am over it. And I am cold. So cold. So, if you are sick of the […]

12 Tasty Strawberry Dessert Recipes

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Who loves strawberries? *waves hand frantically* Strawberries are great in the summer but you can also enjoy them all year long with these tasty recipes. In honor of National Strawberry Day {February 27th} and Strawberry Shortcake Day {June 14th}, we have rounded up 12 of the tastiest dessert recipes that we could find for you.

Irish Soda Bread Recipe: Great For St. Patrick’s Day

If you are looking for a tasty, traditional Irish recipes, try out this Irish Soda Bread Recipe which can be made with raisins or cranberries.

St. Patrick’s Day will be before you know it, so why not celebrate with some traditional Irish fare? This Irish Soda Bread Recipe can be made with either raisins or cranberries and you can even add Caraway Seeds if you want it to be more traditional.

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It’s a new year. So why not look in the mirror and see a whole new you? If your skin doesn’t look the way it used to and age, sun damage and life are showing on your face, why not give Clearista a try. Clearista helps reduce surface blemishes and pigmentation with a unique, scientifically […]

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Need some extra cash? Well here is your chance to win some. As a way of saying thank you to our loyal readers, we will be giving away less “stuff” and more cash. After all, who doesn’t love cash? Then you can choose what stuff you want to by all by yourself. You’re an adult. […]

How Do You Get ID When You Have No ID? My Story #helpmeproveit

How do you get ID when you have no ID?

I was looking around on Youtube last night and I found this video that horrified me. Alecia Pennington is unable to prove that she is a citizen of the US because her parents did not file for a birth certificate for her, they did not get her a Social Security card and they did not […]

Mexican Plants: Flowers, Shrubs and Trees In Cozumel

Mexican Plants: Flowers, Trees and Shrubs we saw on our Caribbean Cruise port of call in Cozumel, Mexico

On our recent Caribbean Cruise, we were able to see a lot of the beautiful plants that grow in Mexico. These pictures were taken mainly from the cruise port of Cozumel, Mexico and the surrounding shopping area as it was beautifully landscaped. A few of the Mexican plants I recognize, but if there are any […]

21 St Patrick’s Day Ideas For Teens

Are you looking for St Patricks Day Ideas for teens? If so, here is a list of 21 age appropriate ideas to make your St Patricks Day special.

St Patrick’s Day is coming and so is the influx of green beer and bar runs. That’s good and all, but what about the teens? They need something to do, too. So, instead of the usual St Patrick’s Day ideas targeted for adults, my daughter and I have come up with a list of fun […]

Build A Strong Immune System With FitTea Detox Tea #ad #FitTeaDetox

FitTea Detox Tea #sponsored

It’s a new year and I know that many of you are probably working towards meeting health goals. Many of you may have already slacked off a little. It’s okay. Everyday is a new chance, right? Perhaps you are looking for a little jump start to get you motivated again. Why not try FitTea Detox […]

Walmart Rollback Deals Through 3/16: Chef Boyardee And Banquet #ad #LowPriceMeals #cbias

Walmart Rollback: Chef Boyardee

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LowPriceMeals #CollectiveBias With school and work and spring coming, it’s a really busy time of year. So I am making it easier on myself in the kitchen with Banquet dinners and pot pies and Chef Boyardee products. These […]