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, DIY projects, organizing her home and enjoying a nice cup of coffee {or two}. She currently resides in North Carolina with her husband, Jay, and their fur babies.

How To Make Extra Money Pet Sitting

How To Make Extra Money Pet Sitting

In a time with app-based food delivery, free two-day shipping for toiletry replacements and more remote careers than ever, there’s also an explosion of hassle-free ways to make extra money — whether that’s on the nights and weekends outside of school or after another gig. Strategies for income padding have become incredibly synonymous with the […]

Why Liposuction Is Better Than Ever

Why Liposuction Is Better Than Ever

Since its first implementation in the 1980s, the liposuction procedure has definitely taken its fair share of heat from critics. Although plastic surgery patients of all procedures are always made aware of the risks ahead of time, there seems to be a common misconception that liposuction is a secret danger that no one talks about, […]

Wardrobe Staples Every Woman Should Own

Wardrobe Staples Every Woman Should Own #sponsored

Are you an accomplished young woman that does not have the essential clothing items in her wardrobe? Don’t worry. We are here to help! Items that are a must-have in every woman’s wardrobe, include…

How To Enhance Your Children’s Artistic Mind Through Fun, Interactive Games

How To Enhance Your Children’s Artistic Mind Through Fun, Interactive Games

Creativity is a big part of our children’s education. It is critical to develop the students’ well-rounded thinking, which later will increase their readiness for college, career, and joining society. Participating in artistic subjects will keep our children engaged in school and nurture their social and emotional health.

Back To School Dental Care Gift Basket Idea #ad #BackToBold

Back To School Dental Care Gift Basket Idea #ad #BackToBold

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and LISTERINE®. All opinions are mine alone. #BackToBold #CollectiveBias Did you know that people who use LISTERINE® are more likely to do bold things than non-users? I assumed that, just like I assume that they are also more likely to do awesome stuff. I mean, I […]

Save Time & Money Back To School Shopping At Walmart.com #ad #Walmart #BackToBusiness

Save Time & Money Back To School Shopping At Walmart.com

It’s that time again! School will soon be back in session, but it doesn’t have to break the bank. When Amber was a small child, I loved back to school shopping. There are always such cute things to choose from at the store. Now, there is the added convenience of back to school shopping online […]

Celebrate Enduring And Unlikely Friendships On Friendship Day #VictoriaAndAbdul

Celebrate Enduring And Unlikely Friendships On Friendship Day

You may have seen Johnetta Dawson’s posts on here. She and I have been friends since we were in our teens. We met at the school’s Upward Bound program and remained friends throughout high school. Then life got in the way and we fell out of touch for a few years, but we became good […]

Hilton Head Fitness Tips: Ways To Stay Active On Vacation

Hilton Head Fitness Tips: Ways To Stay Active On Vacation

Summer will soon be coming to a close, but there is still time to get your travel on. If you are looking for a place to go where you can relax and also stay active, consider Hilton Head. Check out these Hilton Head fitness tips that will give you great ideas to help you stay […]

Enter To Win $25 Or $5,000 In Sunoco Gas! US Ends 8/31 [sponsored]

Enter To Win $25 Or $5,000 In Sunoco Gas! US Ends 8/31 [sponsored]

Do you have any great road trip plans for the summer? If so, or even if you are just chillin’ at home, we would love to help you out on your gas! Below, there are two ways that you can win gas from Sunoco. A lucky Cheap Is The New Classy winner will win a […]

Experience The Lost Colony On Roanoke Island #OBXnow #TLC80years #travel ad

Experience The Lost Colony On Roanoke Island #OBXnow

Recently, Jay and I visited the Outer Banks of North Carolina. I was fortunate enough to visit last year, but this was his very first visit. Last year, I got to experience many of the awesome things that this gorgeous chain of islands has to offer, but the outdoor symphonic drama, The Lost Colony, was […]