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What household or grocery items do you wish you had shipped to post?
Honestly, more peanut butter. That's about the only thing which I really miss! - Mar 27, 2017
Only very specialized items. Otherwise, almost everything is available these days. Imported goods are more expensive than local. - Oct 15, 2014
Cleaning supplies and paper towels - they're expensive here. Also, anything with a lithium battery cannot be shipped overseas. - Sep 19, 2011
We shipped a lot of consumables, most of which is available here (but quite expensive).But you won't find peanut butter or many ethnic ingredients. - Oct 14, 2009
Any and all items related to baking (chocolate chips, yeast, coconut, frosting), over the counter medications like NyQuil and sunscreen and particularly contact lens supplies, and anything to do with kids given the high price, suspect quality, and hit-and-miss availability of diapers, clothes, activities, DVDs, car seats, and outdoor games. Also home cleaning supplies, laundry detergent, sports equipment, and any snack, food (particularly ethnic) or other item that you would really need or miss. The Embassy Commissary is pretty well stocked, and restocks quarterly, but you have to check the expiration date. - Jul 26, 2008
Bring our own baking supplies (especially if you do not have access to the Commissary). Most houses don't have closets so we always buy IKEA (disposable) wardrobes. You'll need to bring a healthy supply of English language books (novels, etc.) if you are a reader. - Jan 9, 2008