Flannel for Fall

Flannel for Fall

What's a few things that come to mind when I say fall style staples? Is flannel on that list? Well if it's not, it should be! And if it is, let's be besties. Maybe it's my Midwestern roots or that I tend to gravitate toward "classic" styles, but I love wearing flannel for fall and [...]

Snakeskin Booties

Snakeskin Booties

If you've seen anything about trends for fall, you probably know that animal print is HUGE. Now I'm usually someone who prefers classic and simple pieces that I can mix and match with anything, but I also try to mix in some trends to keep my look young and fashionable. So here, I'm going to [...]

Moonlight Madness 5K

Moonlight Madness 5K

As you may have seen from my previous fitness post, I'm training for a half marathon in November! I'm really getting into the training now with my long runs in the double digits, and I start speed work soon (which I'm completely dreading, btw). I don't know if I've ever run a race WHILE training [...]

Wide-Leg Jean Trend

Wide-Leg Jean Trend

One trend I want to stay around forever: WIDE-LEG JEANS I can't even believe how much I love this trend! I have to admit when I first saw this trend appearing I wasn't sure if it was for me. Because of my smaller frame, clothing that is larger or flowy can sometimes overwhelm me. So [...]

Wear White After Labor Day

Wear White After Labor Day

The old rule "don't wear white after Labor Day" is long gone. And even though it's super normal to continue to wear white through fall and winter, part of me really thinks it can feel super summery. (anyone else?!) So here's a few of my tips to take white into a fall without feeling summery. [...]

Half-Marathon Training

Half-Marathon Training

I'd say I'm an "avid runner," meaning that with my schedule I typically run about 3 or 4 days a week (depending on the season and what I have going on). I'm usually pretty happy with this; it keeps me pretty content with my fitness level and endurance. BUT then some crazy part of me [...]

FAQ’s

Where does the name for the blog come from?The name for this blog comes from my last name, Finan (pronounced with a long "i", like fine-an). So Finan Dandy sounds a bit like "fine and dandy"!Where are you from?I'm originally from central Illinois, went to Butler University (go dawgs!), then moved to Winston-Salem, North Carolina.Where [...]