About Us

Editor Tania Casselle is a freelance writer whose mission is to enjoy the good things in life without  busting the budget. She’s the author of Insiders’ Guide to Albuquerque (Globe Pequot Press) and writes for national and regional magazines and other media. ( See her Tania Casselle New Mexico freelance writer website for media and communications services. )
As the owner and writer of Albuquerque on the Cheap, she’s all about value for money from free events and budget-savvy entertainment to bargain shopping and fine dining for a canny price tag.  Got a lead on a great deal? Email Tania with the details.

  • Winner of the New Mexico Press Women 2011 award for a special interest blog
  • ABQ on the Cheap was voted into the Top 5 Bloggers for Albuquerque The Magazine’s Best of the City Awards 2010, 2011, and 2012.
  • Parenting.com recommended ABQ on the Cheap in their Best Cities 2010 guide
  • We have 2,300 subscribers who subscribe to ABQ on the Cheap by email or RSS feed
  • 7000+ Twitter followers
  • 4,100+ fans for our Facebook page.

Albuquerque on the Cheap™ has been featured in media including:

MSN Money’s Smart Spending blog
Entrepreneur’s Second Act blog
Albuquerque The Magazine
KKOB 770


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For editorial tips, see Submit A Deal. We do not guarantee coverage, and we do not accept gratuities or advertising sponsorship in exchange for editorial coverage. Hey, we got journalistic standards to maintain here, you know?

Disclaimer: I post the deals as I find them. But you know the drill: prices and promotions are subject to change at any time and without notice. If you’re making a special trip, check with the merchant before you head out.

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