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

Paper products are nice to have on hand as they are pretty expensive and sold in small quanities. - Jan 2020

I was able to order things as I needed from Amazon. Do bring your own blankets and towels. The welcome kit was horrible. Also bring your favorite DVDs. The Embassy provides a TV but no TV service. Getting my D number (temporary resident number), opening a Norwegian bank account, and having someone from the cable company come to my place took a long time. - Dec 2016

Hmm... don't skimp on winter attire (including Yaktrax or Katoola microspikes). Winter tires would be cheaper purchased overseas. Consumables? - Dec 2015

More smartwool long underwear and socks! - Jun 2015

Maybe a few comfort food items from the USA, but generally everything is available here, though at a cost. I do my shopping for big-ticket items in the UK or elsewhere. - May 2013

I shipped a lot of non-perishables (especially toilet paper and paper towels), school supplies (pens, pencils, calculators, combination locks), clothes. - Aug 2011

Canned goods, paper products. - Jun 2009

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