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.

10 Hot & Spicy Recipe Ideas For Game Day

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Game Day is almost here and I am sure that many of you are really excited! If not for the game – then at least for the food. Am I right? And we have been sharing several game day recipes just for the occasion. Be sure to check out our Chicken Parmesan Party Ring, our […]

Cheesy Pepperoni Pizza Party Ring Recipe

Cheesy Pepperoni Pizza Party Ring Recipe

The Big Game is coming and that calls for great party food. Party Rings are a particular favorite in our family. Today, we are sharing with you our Cheesy Pepperoni Pizza Party Ring Recipe. Be sure to also check out our Chicken Parmesan Party Ring Recipe for some extra options. I mean, why make just […]

4 Romantic Valentine’s Day Getaway Ideas In Hilton Head

4 Romantic Valentine's Day Getaway Ideas In Hilton Head

Are you still looking for a great place to getaway to this Valentine’s Day? Well, there really isn’t any place better for a romantic couple than that with sparkling waters, in my opinion. An escape to a beautiful beach in South Carolina always sounds perfect to me. If you haven’t been there before, you really […]

French Onion Cheeseburger Sliders Recipe + Win A $25 Gift Card! #SwitchAndSave #ad #SaveALotInsiders

French Onion Cheeseburger Sliders Recipe #SwitchAndSave #ad #SaveALotInsiders

As I always tell you guys, I am not a chef. I am also not rich. What?! Anyway, I like to eat tasty food just as much as the next person, but I can’t always afford to go out to eat or order in. So, I have to make some yumminess at home. So, if […]

10 Homemade Dog Treats Recipes

10 Homemade Dog Treats Recipes

Did you know that February is National Dog Dental Health Month? So that is a perfect time to make some homemade dog treats for your little fluff. I have always bought dog treats for Puppy Mister and Daisy Baby, but there is just something extra loving about making treats for your pets yourself. Also, you […]

Dixie Stampede’s 30th Season Featuring Thundering Longhorns

Dixie Stampede's 30th Season Featuring Thundering Longhorns

When I go to Pigeon Forge, Dixie Stampede is one of my favorite places to visit. It’s a lot of fun for everyone in the family, including entertainment and dinner, for one price. And, if you are an animal lover such as myself, you will love the horses and other animals featured in the show. […]

Fall In Love With Casa Marina Hotel Valentines Specials

Fall In Love With Casa Marina Hotel Valentines Specials

Are you planning a Valentine’s Day trip with your special someone this year? How about a getaway to Jacksonville, FL, this Valentine’s Day? The historic Casa Marina Hotel {circa 1925} is hosting a Fall In Love special throughout the entire month of February 2017. You can take advantage of this special from February 1 – […]

#Ad Msg 4 21+ Chicken Parmesan Party Ring Recipe: Perfect For The Big Game #PlayOffPicks

Chicken Parmesan Party Ring Recipe: Perfect For The Big Game #ad #PlayOffPicks

This post is written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc. All opinions are entirely my own. This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PlayoffPicks #CollectiveBias Messaging below is intended for ages 21+ and is intended to be enjoyed responsibly, in moderation. Jay’s family […]

5 Tips To Help Make Your Relationship Last Forever

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Married life is full of challenges. Disagreements, fights, and offenses are inevitable but if partners put enough effort into their relationship, they will manage to avoid all those pitfalls and keep their love alive. Psychologists and relationship experts share the secrets of happy long-term relationships.

How I Failed As A Dog Mom + Helpful Dog Dental Care Tips

How I Failed As A Dog Mom + Helpful Dog Dental Care Tips

Meet Daisy. For those of you who aren’t familiar with Daisy {aka Daisy Baby, Daisy Mash, Mash Potato, Mishy Mishy & a host of other equally silly and endearing names} she is a chihuahua mix. Daisy joined our family in 2010. I found her listed on one of the online pet pages and I just […]