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.

4 Shut Eye Strategies To Help You Get A Better Night’s Sleep #IC #ad

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. Last month I shared with you about my struggles with insomnia. I also shared information pertaining to the prevalence of insomnia in America. My main issue isn’t really that I […]

What Is Your State’s Wrinkle Ranking? #IC #ad #RoCWrinkleRanking

What Is Your State's Wrinkle Ranking? #IC #ad #RoCWrinkleRanking

I participated in a Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for RoC Skincare. I received product to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. OK folks, in a few years I will be 40. Aging: we can’t stop it, but we can fight the signs of aging. Factors […]

Daisy’s Limited Ingredient Diet: 3 Week Update @NaturalBalance #ad #PetSmartStory

Daisy's Limited Ingredient Diet: 3 Week Update {ad} #PetSmartStory

This post is sponsored by PetSmart, and the BlogPaws Professional Pet Blogger Network. I am being compensated for helping spread the word the word about the launch of Natural Balance products at PetSmart, but Cheap Is The New Classy only shares information we feel is relevant to our readers. PetSmart is not responsible for the […]

13 Places That You Must Visit In Beautiful Roatan

13 Places That You Must Visit In Beautiful Roatan

Roatan is an island off the northern coast of Honduras, and this gorgeous spot has become an important tourist destination for the country. It is a big draw for cruise ships {read more about our recent visit to Roatan here}, scuba diving, eco-tourism, and more. At 48 miles long and 5 miles at its widest […]

Grandma’s Slow Cooker Pot Roast Recipe

Grandma's Slow Cooker Pot Roast Recipe

It may be hot now, but fall and winter and fast approaching. And, to me, nothing is better in the winter than a nice soup or stew prepared in the slow cooker. I think food just tastes so much better when it’s allowed to cookly slowly, don’t you? This slow cooker Pot Roast recipe is […]

7 Reasons Why You Need A SanDisk MicroSD Memory Card #ad #SanDisk @BestBuy

Why You Need A SanDisk MicroSD Memory Card

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free Last year I bought a new DSLR camera. It was my first experience with one, so I really had nothing else that you need for one either. So, I purchased […]

Cinnamon Brown Sugar Oatmeal Banana Smoothie Recipe #cbias #ad #QuakerTime

Cinnamon Brown Sugar Oatmeal Banana Smoothie Recipe #cbias #ad #QuakerTime

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #QuakerTime #CollectiveBias My daughter and I love smoothies and they are just so quick to have while you are on the go. Amber is back in college and just doesn’t always have the time to sit down to […]

Easy Slow Cooker Corned Beef And Cabbage Recipe

Easy Slow Cooker Corned Beef And Cabbage Recipe

My friend, Johnetta, gave me 3 heads of cabbage the other day. I knew that Jay would eat one raw but I wanted to cook the other 2 in something. I had been wanting to try corned beef and cabbage for a while, so I asked some of my friends what might be good with […]

Back To School Car Care Tips + Win $3000 In Walmart GCs {US Ends 9/14} #ad #1stImpressionsCount

Back To School Car Care Tips #cbias #ad #1stImpressionsCount

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #1stImpressionsCount #CollectiveBias Back to school is about more than buying the right school supplies. That is definitely important, but you also want to make a good first impression. Amber is starting back to college next week, so we […]

Natural Balance Dog Food & Cat Food Now Available At PetSmart @NaturalBalance #ad #PetSmartStory

Natural Balance Dog Food Now Available At PetSmart #ad

This post is sponsored by PetSmart, and the BlogPaws Professional Pet Blogger Network. I am being compensated for helping spread the word the word about the launch of Natural Balance products at PetSmart, but Cheap Is The New Classy only shares information we feel is relevant to our readers. PetSmart is not responsible for the […]