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

We shipped a lot of Costco and warehouse store items, including wines (much cheaper in the U.S.), toilet paper, heavy-duty paper towels, baking/kitchen supplies, and pet food. You can get a lot of items via DPO/pouch. We probably didn't need to ship all the toilet paper and paper towels, but what you can find on the local market is of slightly lesser quality. - Dec 12, 2017
We would ship fewer consumables. Everything is available here or through Amazon Prime. Do bring a lot of Nyquil and cough/cold medicine, as well as feminine products. Also, medicine sold in stores is often fake, so bring the real deal with you. - May 4, 2016
Salsa, tortilla chips, baking spices, chocolate chips, all-purpose and whole wheat flour for baking. These can be found locally, but they're EXPENSIVE. However, of these (with the exception of salsa) can be ordered on Amazon. - Aug 14, 2015
Not really in the world of Amazon. - Mar 13, 2015
Consumables is the main thing. - Aug 12, 2014
Any brand that you cannot go without: imported products are expensive and you might not find the one you like. Also, good olive oil, non-sweetened muesli, shoes and clothes in your size (unless you are petite), facial care products (here they all contain whitener), soft laundry soap and dishwasher soap, unscented Clorox, baking goods (like your favorite whole wheat flour or yeast). - Dec 13, 2011
Wax paper, mexican food items especially beans, large containers of peanut butter, good wine, chocolate chips, preferred cereal brands. - Aug 23, 2011
Canned goods, spices, dried goods, paper towels, napkins, soft toilet paper, etc. - May 23, 2010
Toiletries, especially makeup and deodorant. Ethnic groceries (Mexican, spices, etc.). Books. - Feb 11, 2009
We used our full 3,000 lbs of consumeables so we have had everything we have needed. I would do a consumeables shipment again and include more mosquito repellant. - Sep 27, 2008
Use your consumables prior to arrival to help you get settled without having to bust your butt on the local market while your still trying to get over the jet lag. - May 17, 2008