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What household or grocery items do you wish you had shipped to post?

I answered a little bit of this in the previous question. I did run out of sunscreen over the summer. - Mar 5, 2017
Transformers! The embassy provides 4 big ones but we need more small ones and they are not available locally. - Jul 4, 2015
We had a consumables allowance, so we brought expensive/hard to find items. Peanut butter, coconut milk, olive oil, liquid laundry detergent, dryer sheets, chocolate chips, hygiene items, toilet paper, baking mixes, wheat (and a grinder - whole wheat flour is nonexistent), sunscreen, mac and cheese, whole wheat pasta, corn tortilla flour, cornmeal (although you can buy dried corn locally and grind it if you have a grinder). - Jan 29, 2013
More toiletries, olive oil, baking goods, chocolate (baking), detergent/softener, perfume/cologne. - Dec 22, 2011
Pasta sauce, cereals. It is all available here, but expensive. - Sep 9, 2010
Camping equipment and anything liquid (laundry detergent, salsa, parm. cheese, etc..)You can ship liquids via the pouch, so choose your consumables wisely!! - Oct 1, 2009
Baby food, cereal (VERY EXPENSIVE about US$8 a box), snack bars. Coca cola products are very inexpensive here. - Nov 5, 2008
Hobby materials - though you can order this stuff online and it will be here in 2-3 weeks. - Sep 29, 2008
Clothing, shoes (Baku seems to chew them and spit them out), car parts, camping/hiking gear, formal dress for the various events throughout the year. - Sep 9, 2008