Hi, everyone! I’m Sam, your resident Grey's Anatomy fanatic and Hallmark Christmas movie-obsessed DJ. I was born in New York City but raised in Canton, Missouri. Go Tigers! Still, I miss New York pizza and Italian pastries. I'm a huge Wonder Woman and Superman nerd and I'm crazy about more television shows than I can even count. I love hanging with my two beautiful daughters, Ava and Alexis, and my husband, Justin. I've wanted to work in radio since I was a kid. It's truly a dream come true. And I love talking to each of you each and every day.
1,297 Miles of a Illinois Highway is Most Dangerous Road in State
Knowing that my kids will be driving in a few years scares me to death, and this new report that named the most dangerous road in every state makes me want to never have them drive ever.
Local Landmark Makes Top 11 Best Day Trips in Illinois to Visit
Day trips are the best. You don't have to get a hotel, you can get up early, drive, visit, and drive back. There's one very popular landmark in Quincy that was just named the best place for a day trip it's a historical fixture in Quincy.
Illinois Mom Comes Home, Finds Daughter Painting Dog’s Nails
The mom struggle is real. Don't believe me? There's a new video share showing what happened when an Illinois mother came home only to discover that her daughter had turned their home into a nail parlor for the family's dog.
Illinois Ranks Top 10 for Best States to Visit for Storm Chasers
A new ranking was just released with the best states for storm chasers and Illinois ranks in the top 10.
There Are at Least 20 Illinois Towns You Should Stay Away From
There are just towns in every state that, well, you just stay away from, and these are the top 20. Some I agree with and some I don't.
These Two Illinois Pizzerias Have The Most Bizarre Pizza Toppings
Just in time for National Pizza Day. If you like to experiment with your pizza toppings like pineapple, chicken alfredo, or a spicy pizza, you are going to love what these two Illinois pizzerias have to offer.
Exquisite Illinois Home Has Epic Garage for Car Enthusiast
This 7-acre estate has everything you would want including a garage for the car addict in your family.
Two Children’s Museums in Illinois Just Voted the Best in Nation
There is something about going to a children's museum and being able to interact with exhibits, playing and climbing, and learning and Illinois has two of the very best children's museums in the nation.
Illinois Town Named 1 of the 15 Towns in U.S. to ‘Stay Away From’
There are 15 towns listed as Towns to Stay Far Away From, however sadly, one Illinois town did make the list.
Take a Hike! See Some of the Most Amazing Waterfalls in Illinois
As you're planning your spring and summer trips you might want to put these hidden Illinois gems on a bucket list to visit this year.