Fall Favorites: This Season’s Budget Friendly Comforting Cuisine

One of my favorite parts of Autumn is the excuse to cook some comfort food. Sit inside and watch the leaves change while you bite into a few of my personal Fall favorites! Instead of going to a coffee shop and spending $5 on a pumpkin spiced latte, try out my recipe for 46 cents per serving.

Perfect Pumpkin Seeds Photo by: Jessica Whitehead

Perfect Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
Photo by: Jessica Bruner

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On the Vine at Richmond Farms: The Season of the Pumpkin

“Autumn burned brightly, a running flame through the mountains, a torch flung to the trees.” ~Faith Baldwin, American Family

CTV Channel 11 content producers, Jessica (Whitehead) Bruner and Callie Varra visit On the Vine at Richmond Farms in Fort Collins for some Fall fun. Check out the video story below.

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Bronco Nation: The Best Season of the Year is Football Season


Peyton Manning scored seven touchdowns in the Broncos’ first game of the season against the Ravens. Fans have high expectations for the 2013/2014 season.
Photo Edited By: Jessica Bruner

When we talk about the best season of the year, football fans aren’t thinking summer. It’s football season. The countdown is over as of last night at the Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver. The Broncos got their redemption for last years heartbreaking playoff game against the Ravens. The Broncos won with a final score of 49-27. Continue reading

Tutus and Brews: Tour de Fat

Tour de Fat participants go all out this year Photo By: Jessica Whitehead

Tour de Fat participants go all out this year
Photo By: Jessica Bruner

The streets surrounding Civic Center Park in Fort Collins were rivers of tutus, florescent overalls, bright wigs and bicycles yesterday at the 14th annual New Belgium Brewery’s Tour de Fat. Continue reading

Fast Food Vs. Fat Blast Food Video Story: The $10 Test

In a previous article, I created an informational graphic depicting America’s eating habits in regards to fast food. When eating on a budget, Americans are convinced fast food is the best bargain. This $10 test proved otherwise.

When budgeting the good life, you must also budget nutrition into your diet in order to thrive at your full potential, and the price of nutrition is certainly more in reach than you may think.

Working Students and Parents Ask: Is a College Degree Worth it?

Student Life: Marlin DeCamp, Jessica Whitehead and Whitney Wright at a Colorado State University Football Game Photo By: Jessica Whitehead

Student Life: Marlin DeCamp, Jessica Bruner and Whitney Wright at a Colorado State University Football Game
Photo Edited By: Jessica Bruner

The cost of college is more expensive now than it has ever been, and tuition keeps raising with no sign of slowing down. But with the rise in competition within the workforce, a college degree seems to be a bare minimum for the upcoming generation to make a decent living.

According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, college graduates with a bachelor’s degree make, on average, almost 85 percent more than those with just a GED. Continue reading