Many customers enjoy our many fine soaps & creams, which are carefully chosen with our customers in mind. We always carry a variety of candles, sachets and diffuser oils to gently scent your rooms. Shop for bath supplies, from brushes to bath salts, and don't forget we have bath products for the men in your life, too. Here you will also find wall décor and accessories---both new and vintage---to add that special touch to your home.
Some of the lines we carry are:
Our own "Violet's Garden" Body Lotions & Soaps: locally made exclusively for Chocolate Soup. All natural, wonderfully moisturizing, the fragrances are inspired by the flowers that grow in our Garden--White Rose, Violet's Garden (violet & bamboo) and Summer Jasmine.
Pre de Provence: French made Soaps and German Bath Salts
Fantasy Oaks: Locally crafted Goat Milk Soaps, Lotion Bars, Soy Candles and Bath Bombs.
Camille Beckman: Glycerine Therapy Hand Creams
Badger: Organic balms, Man Care, Argan Oil Face Products, Sunscreen and Bug Spray
This is the main room of the house featuring the latest seasonal décor displayed with handcrafted or antique furniture. You will find tasteful wall décor, lamps, clocks, shelves or mirrors to compliment the vignettes. Florals and giftware complete the looks. The parlor room flows into our check-out counter area which was the original kitchen of the old house. It is now home to locally crafted jewelry, fashion accessories and other hand picked jewelry pieces. We accent the walls and area with an array of wall décor, vintage finds, gifts and our popular licorice and seasonal chocolates.
Come and experience our kitchen room with an array of utensils, gadgets, dish towels and decorative & functional kitchen wares. Interspursed are vintage pieces to give your kitchen that unique look. We carry "Souffle!" Scone Mixes and seasonal Hot Chocolate Mixes in several delicious flavors---locally made in Mariposa and all natural. Local mountain wildflower raw honey, Aloha from Oregon pepper jellies and fruit butters, Carmie's Dip Mixes, Lesley Elizabeth, Inc. Vinegars & Seasonings and more. It’s a great place to put together a hostess gift or gift basket.
Our children’s room is a favorite of locals and vistors alike. We feature local and hand made knit/crocheted outfits and blakets for infants & toddlers, bibs & wooden toys.
We are proud to carry a variety of Melissa and Doug items: quality wooden toys, puzzles, sticker pads, art & craft supplies and more. You will also find House of Marbles classic toys and games.
We carry a variety of books, from board books for infants to beautifully illustrated stories for the young reader.
Cuddly, plush stuffed animals peak around every corner looking for a friend to take them home.
Everything in our children's room is carefully chosen and selected...they are the gifts we give to the special little one's in our life. Don't forget we are always happy to gift wrap for free!
On the "Back Porch" room you can shop for our ever popular greeting cards by the back door, to several vignettes featuring unique handcrafted furniture, antiques, carefully chosen home décor and gifts. We also carry small throw rugs, handwoven from cotton or hemp in a variety of colors.
This cozy little cabin, with it's pine plank walls and small paned windows, is the place to find special items for your "cabin." We like to think of it as a "Sierra Nevada" mountain style that includes lake living, horses, big trees and pine cones.
Find everything from dish towels to furniture---some new and some old---all with the the "cabin" look in mind.
Under the trees in the back yard, the Potting Shed is the place to look when you need something for your garden or a gift for a gardening friend. Year round we carry an assortment of garden items such as feeders, birdhouses, wind chimes, flower pots, outdoor pillows, garden flags and more.
You never know what you might find in the Gardens...vintage plant stands and bird baths, to locally made yard art or a vintage table set.
Seasonally there are many old growth flowers and shrubs in bloom attracting bees and butterflies. Our cats Jenny and Dottie might greet you, too! They always love a friendly petting.
Visit our cute little cottage across the parking area to find all the things popular with "Cottage Style" decorating. We change the décor regularly but you will always find lovely wall décor, new handcrafted "cottage" or vintage/antique furniture, vintage glassware, dishes, linens and more.
The Mariposa Co. Arts Council is an incorporated not-for-profit organization, created to promote and support all forms of the cultural arts, for all ages, throughout Mariposa County.
The Mariposa County Arts Council operates a gallery showcasing local visual artists and offers a variety of arts education and public outreach programs. Additionally, the Arts Council is the parent organization of the Mariposa Symphony Orchestra, Cousin Jack's Mariposa Evenings "Music on the Green" and Young Masters along with occasional theatre presentations.