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.

Sign Ups Open! Sweet Summertime Giveaway Hop! {6/1-6/15} #bloggers #sweetsummer

Sign ups are open for the Sweet Summertime Giveaway Hop which will run 6/1-6/15. #sweetsummer

Sweet Summertime Signups Open! It’s spring and that means that summer is just around the bend. So why not celebrate the leaving of the snow? So, we are hosting the Sweet Summertime Giveaway Hop! Cheap Is The New Classy will be hosting the Sweet Summertime Giveaway Hop from June 1st-15th! That’s two weeks so that […]

Sign Ups Open! May Is For Mamas Giveaway Hop! {5/10-5/25} #bloggers #maymamas

Sign us are open for the May Is For Mamas Giveaway Hop which will run 5/10 - 5/25 and feature a ton of prizes to win valued at $25 or higher. #maymamas

May Is For Mamas Signups Open! Mother’s Day is coming up and what better way to celebrate than with a giveaway hop and a chance to win our mothers some really great prizes. In honor of mothers everywhere, Cheap Is The New Classy will be hosting the May Is For Mamas Giveaway Hop from May […]

Sean Astin’s “Vox Populi” Keeps Politics Civil #sponsored #RaiseYourVox

Sean Astin's Vox Populi Keeps Politics Civil On TRadioV #sponsored

I am so excited to partner with Sean Astin to promote his radio show. He sent me a gift as a thank you. You all know Sean Astin {Goonies, Lord Of The Rings, Rudy}, but did you know that he is beginning Season 2 of his political radio show on TradioV. If you are one […]

Learn How You Can Help Seventh Generation #FightToxins #sponsored #MC

Learn how you can help Seventh Generation #FightToxins #sponsored

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Millennial Central for Seventh Generation. I received a promotional item and product samples as a thank you for participating. Did you know that there are over 80,000 chemicals that are available in cleaners and household supplies in the United States that have not been tested fully for […]

FitTea All Natural Detox Tea #sponsored #FitTeaDetox

FitTea Detox Tea #sponsored

A lot of people are doing detoxes now. If you have been wanting to learn more about detox teas, than you should check out FitTea. Made with all natural ingredients, FitTea can give you energy, boosts metabolism, as well as aiding the body in optimal in digestive health. It can also boost fat-loss naturally as […]

6 Thrift Shopping Tips To Save You Cash

6 Thrift Shopping Tips To Save You Cash

Everybody loves a great deal and thrift stores are a popular place to score these bargains. There are shows on TV where the characters go in to the stores and find some amazing treasures. It’s amazing what you can actually find if you browse the shelves of some of these resale shops. But if you […]

10 Fun Recipes With Pretzels For National Pretzel Day

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National Pretzel Day is April 26th, and what better way to celebrate than to make some tasty pretzels at home. Or use pretzels in a new recipe. We have rounded up 10 delicious and fun recipes for you to help you celebrate the day the yummiest way possible.

Four Ways To Satisfy Expensive Taste On A Cheap Budget

4 Ways To Satisfy Expensive Taste On A Cheap Budget

Recently a group of guys called Home Free Vocal Band won a singing competition called “The Sing Off.” On their latest album they released a song called “Champaign Taste on a Beer Budget.” The concept is very simple. Many people have expensive taste but find themselves living on a simple, cheap budget. So how do […]

Ten Delicious Recipes With Garlic To Celebrate National Garlic Day

Ten delicious garlic recipes to celebrate National Garlic Day

April 19th is National Garlic Day and what better way to celebrate than with tasty garlic recipes. So, we rounded ten of the yummiest garlic recipes that we could find up for you to help you decide what to eat that day. Did you know that garlic has been a staple of the Mediterranean Diet […]

Come Chat Grey’s Anatomy, Castle And Nashville With Me On Beamly #sponsored @BeamlyUS

My Profile On Beamly

Do you like talking about your favorite TV shows as much as I do? If so, you should join me on Beamly. It’s a site dedicated to those who want to talk about their favorite shows with other fans. For instance, I am in the Castle, Grey’s Anatomy and Nashville rooms. Beamly is THE social […]