Country Gifts

Howell’s Mercantile offers a wide selection of candles, kitchen & home decor, decorative flags, outdoor decorations, and so much more! It’s our goal to make you feel warm and welcome. Let one of our helpful associates assist you in selecting the perfect gift, and we will dress it in one of our free custom gift bags.

Some of the gifts we offer are :


What’s hot? Couture Tees – and we’ve got ‘em! Choose from a wide assortment of the season’s best colors and styles. While you’re in, check out our own line of private label Howell’s Mercantile T-shirts.

Lotions & Soaps

We are your Naked Bee headquarters! Choose from lotions, balms and soaps. The natural beeswax is the secret to their appeal. We also have a variety of soaps from Greenwich Bay Trading- proudly made right here in North Carolina.

Candles & Scents

Milkhouse Candle Creamery products are soy based candles poured in reusable containers. They smell fantastic and burn cleanly. We also offer other jar candles, room scents and other fragrance products for the home from A Cheerful Giver, The Candleberry Company and others.

Home Decor

These useful and attractive plates with theme pop-ins from Silvestri have been a popular item this year. Choose a base and then select a variety of theme “pop-ins” to have a plate ready for any occasion. Pop-ins (sold separately) come in a variety of designs for seasonal and everyday use. We have a variety of other home décor including textiles, wall signs, ceramics, table top, drinkware and much more. 

Foods & Candy

Mackey’s Ferry has been making tasty peanut snacks since 1983. Their treats are made locally in Jamesville, NC from nuts grown right here in Eastern North Carolina – so you know they’re good! We also offer a variety of many other snacks, candies, jellies, and specialty food items, so check them out when you visit.

Hand Dipped Ice Cream

Not only is the Maola ice cream we serve refreshing and delicious, it is also locally sourced. The brand is owned and supplied by the farmers who make up the Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative. We are proud to serve a farmer-owned brand of choice that is exclusive to North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. Come taste the quality!