Don't miss out! Get Chief Family Officer's free daily roundup:


  • Check out Chief Family Officer's Mother's Day Pinterest board for DIY gifts and recipes!
  • Recently read and enjoyed: Scary Close: Dropping the Act and Finding True Intimacy by Don Miller
  • Enter for a chance to win a $25 Sephora gift card! And click here to see all of our current giveaways.

  • Drugstore Game Padawan Update: Planning Ahead

    If you’re just tuning in, I’m mentoring Nicole in The Drugstore Game. If you’ve always wanted to play but weren’t sure how to get started, follow along with Nicole as she becomes a Drugstore Game Master. You can read all of the posts in this series here, in reverse chronological order.

    Nicole is doing fabulously in her first week playing The Drugstore Game. Yesterday, she substituted her own filler in the transaction I suggested to get something she really needs – and that’s the beauty of the game, that you can get what you need for so little money. Here’s what she did:

    Ravinia Knee Highs $.25(I am ALWAYS in need of knee highs)
    Thermacare Patch $2.49
    Colgate MaxWhite $2.99

    Colgate coupon – $.75
    Thermacare coupon – $1
    RR from yesterday – $3

    Subtotal OOP = $.98!

    Plus, she received the following Register Rewards: $2 for Colgate and $2.50 for Thermacare.

    I’ve asked Nicole to let me know what interests her from next week’s ads, so we can start planning those transactions, and roll her current RR’s. I recommend I Heart Wags and I Heart CVS as an easy place to find a preview of upcoming ads.