About Dawn McAlexander

Dawn is a full time travel and lifestyle blogger. Besides Cheap Is The New Classy, she also owns and writes for EatPlayRock.com, an entertainment site. 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 dog, Daisy.

Pest Proofing Your Home – How To Make Your Home The Fort Knox Against Pests

Summer rocks! Let’s face it – there is nothing better then being able to go to the beach, having random picnics with the family out and about or even simply going for a nice scenic walk now and then. At least, I find it better than the dismal bliss of being entrapped in your home […]

Minute® Ready To Serve Rice At Walmart #MinuteRightNow

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MinuteRightNow #CollectiveBias Do you live life on the go? If so, then I have the perfect mealtime solution for you – Minute® Ready to Serve Rice! Minute® Ready to Serve rice is good to go, anytime, anywhere! Heat […]

6 Ways To Save Money On Your Next Motorhome Vacation

So, you’ve decided it’s time for an adventure, and you’ve decided to go by motorhome. You’ve made the right choice: travel by motorhome is popular because it combines comfort with flexibility and fun, not to mention affordability.

8 Awesome Tips To Help Your Dog Relax After A Long Day

Dogs are lively little balls of energy, and they tend to always overexert when they are outside with other animal friends. In their eyes, there is a wide world to explore, and they need to cover every inch and corner to make sure there’s nothing missed out. They’ll also make lots of new friends, some […]

Wet ‘N Wild Emerald Pointe’s New Beer Garden + Save Up To $15 Per Ticket!

Who is excited for summer? I definitely am. I know that you guys have probably heard me whine a lot about the summer heat – that’s how I roll. But this weekend I got a break from the heat with a trip to Wet N Wild Emerald Pointe [and a dip in the super refreshing […]

6 Things You Need To Host A Family Movie Night Outside

It’s been so hot here in North Carolina the past few days. So when the night rolls around and cools things off a bit, it’s so refreshing, don’t you think? Cool summer nights are the perfect time to hang outside around the firepit enjoying s’mores with the family, or to wrap up in a cover […]

$1/1 Milani Cosmetics Coupon #MilaniAtWalgreens #MilaniCosmetics

Who is looking for a hot deal on some makeup? Right now, you can save $1/1 on Milani Cosmetics at Walgreens. Be sure to print your coupon off [below] and, if you feel the need to pick me up a little something something [like this Milani Cosmetics Highly Rates Mascara] while you’re at it, I […]

How To Prepare Yourself For Your Degree

If you’re going to be starting your degree soon and you don’t know where to begin, don’t worry, you have come to the right place. With so many different things to remember and to prepare for it can be easy to feel overwhelmed, especially if you’re travelling far away from home to study. Whilst it […]

Why Is It So D*mn Hard To Get Good Patient Care?

I think most of you reading this blog know about my heart issues over the past year. If not, and if you are interested, feel free to catch up here. The Cliff Notes version goes like this: At 41, I had a massive heart attack, almost went into cardiac arrest [a few shocks from the […]

Is Cost Effective Luxury Really A Possibility? (Hint: Yes)

If there’s only one thing in this life that’s more enjoyable than living the life of luxury, it’s doing it while getting value for money. Unfortunately, it often feels as though you have to make a decision between luxury and style or cheap, cost-effective living. Thankfully, with a little extra effort, it is possible to […]