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Another List: Things to Purchase/Do Upon Arrival

by Tara

I've had all of these ideas of things we should buy and things we should do once we arrive in Scotland. They've been floating around in my head and I didn't want to forget any, so I decided to write them all down in another list. I'll be adding more things as I think of them.

Useful Things

  1. Hit up the ATM

  2. Find a store

  3. Fuel for Whisperlite and Penny Alcohol Stove

  4. Lube for chains, some sort of rag

  5. Sunscreen

  6. Bug Spray

  7. Batteries

Foods to Buy Fresh

  1. Fruits

  2. Vegetables

  3. Meats

  4. Butter

  5. Cheese

Food for Our "Pantry"

  1. Oats: for oatmeal, granola bars, & breads

  2. Peanut Butter: for sandwiches & granola bars

  3. Dried fruit & nuts: for snacks & granola bars

  4. Chocolate Chips: for cookies, brownies, & granola bars

  5. Spices: salt, pepper, garlic, cinnamon, etc.

  6. Olive Oil: for basic cooking

  7. Honey: for breakfasts, granola bars, etc.

  8. Sugar: brown sugar for granola bars & baking

  9. Flour: for basic baking & cooking

  10. Leavening: yeast? Baking Soda or Powder?

  11. Potatoes: soups, mashed, baked.

  12. Onions: everything

  13. Bouillon Cubes: soups, pot pie

  14. Soy Sauce: stir fry, noodle dishes

  15. Rice: everything

  16. Chinese Egg or Rice Noodles

  17. UHT Milk, like in France? Powdered milk?