August 18, 2017

CAS04 August Challenge Post

Everyone could use a little encouragement from time to time.  Wouldn't it be nice to have a stash of cards you could send to a friend or loved one who could use a bright spot in their day?  Our challenge is here to help you with that.  On the 18th of each month we will start a new challenge with a new inspiration photo.
The rules are simple:
1. Make an encouragement card inspired by the photo or colors or both.
2. Link up here by 12am EST on the 13th
3. Share with your friends and followers so we can get the word out about our new blog.

One person will win a $25 gift code to use on anything in the CAS-ual Fridays Stamps store.  All products are welcome, but if you use CAS-ual Fridays stamps or dies on your card, Michele will DOUBLE your prize!!!

Are you ready to see where this month's inspiration will take you?

Now it is your turn!  Link up your encouraging card by the 13th and come back on the 15th to see if you are the winner!

August 17, 2017

Calling All Sistahs August Reminder Post

2 years ago today
I did a routine self breast exam and
I found a lump that turned out to be breast cancer.
I got scared.
I got mad.
I got hurt feelings.
Then I crushed it.
2 years ago today I had cancer. 
Today I don't and I'm here to remind you of the importance of early detection.
Next week I get to help my oldest son move into his dorm room for his first year of college.
The week after that I get to take my youngest son to his driver's license test.
The month after that I get to attend my niece's wedding. 
The month after that I get to celebrate CAS-ual Fridays 5th birthday.
My calendar is full of significant events and yet it still has lots of days waiting to be filled. 
I get to have them all because I caught cancer early! 
I don't have to miss a single thing.
no matter how full your calendar is, no matter how busy your day is,
take 5 minutes to check yourself and then make your mammogram appointment if you're due.
If you're not sure how to do it or what to expect,
check out this page from our friends at NBCF that will provide you with information and links to help you.

Today I'm joined by my Encouragement Squad who will delight you with their encouraging creations.


Melissa also included a great sentiment for the inside of her card!

Calling All Sistahs

Come back tomorrow to join our newest Encouragement Challenge

August 15, 2017

CAS03 Winners!

It's time to announce our newest batch of winners for the Calling All Sistahs Encouragement Challenge.  aka CAS03 

Drumroll please.....

The winner of a $25 gift certificate to CAS-ual Fridays Stamps is: 


Contact Michele at to get your gift code!!!

Be sure and pick your winner's badge!

Be sure and pick your winner's badge!

Coming in a VERY close second is:


Be sure and pick your winner's badge!

Our new challenge goes up on the 18th.  We can hardly wait to share the awesome inspiration for you this month!