We received our express shipment (unaccompanied baggage) which means we have a lot of clothes, a lot of kitchen stuff and not much else. Our kitchen here is very different from the one we had in Japan. It is missing my beloved pantry and has really odd shaped cabinets. I still haven't figure out how to make the best use of them yet, as you can see (I've never had lazy susan's and as of right now I hate them! I'm hoping they'll grow on me.). I'm not trying to complain, I just need to figure out how to make it work for me.
Since we have all these kitchen supplies, we've been making trips all the grocery options in town. We have about 5-6 to choose from with in 10 minutes of our house. The first time I went to buy chicken and had more than one option I was so overwhelmed it took me 10 minutes to pick something. There is so much more variety and selection here than we've had in the past
We thought to pack chairs in our UB but not a table so we've been eating dinner on trash cans (that are brand new and I still cleaned extra thoroughly).
We're slowly finding the perfect place for all of our belongings. This place is smaller than any we've ever lived for an extended period of time so it's going to be interesting once our HHG arrive.
We did send our bikes with our UB so we've been putting them to good use exploring our neighborhood.
We checked out a new church. It was my first time at a "mega church" and it was interesting but it felt kind of like corralling cattle to me and that's not really what we're looking for in a church. I loved all the outreach opportunities they have though so we'll see.