Welcome to our marketplace of VP Family Owned Businesses.  Here you will find information about businesses owned by our own community. Many of these businesses sponsored some fun items during our 2021 Virtual Wine Gala.



 HIlton Mystic


The Hilton Mystic is steps away from Mystic Aquarium where families can experience beluga whales, Steller sea lions, African penguins, sharks, and stingrays. The Aquarium has reimagined animal encounter programs to develop new, unique, and engaging events during these unprecedented times. 









Knead + Want





Knead+Want offers custom baked goods for every occasion, and specializes in cookies, cakes, cupcakes, & more.


Current VP families and staff always get 10% off!








Figure 8 Moms

 At Figure 8 Moms, we curate maternity, nursing, after-baby, and everyday collections for Moms, Babies and Kids. 


In 15 years, we’ve grown into an international e-boutique that serves families all over the world, while maintaining our status as a small company of friends doing amazing things together.  Join our community of Figure 8 Moms to share your style, swap stories, and spread support. Motherhood is an amazing journey, and we love sharing it with you.


Visit us at www.figure8moms.com


Current VP Families can enjoy 15% off sitewide with code: VPFam2021.  

Expires July 31st, 2022





Growing Solutions Landscaping

Growing Solutions Landscape & Design is a Full Service Lawn Care Team that services Ridgefield, Wilton, Westport and neighboring towns throughout Fairfield County.  Our Landscaping Services include Landscape Design, Plant Health Care, Tick Control, Organic Lawn Care, Grass Maintenance and Large Tree Care.





Waffle Cabin CT

Waffle Cabin Ct

Waffle Cabin Ct is known for freshly baked Liege Belgian waffles as well as our ice cream specialty waffles, milk shakes, waffle sundaes, waffle sandwiches and more!  These are the same waffles that skiers have gotten to love on the ski slopes of Vermont!  We are excitedly waiting on our Waffle truck to be completed this spring and will be available for private parties and events.


We are happy to give all present VP families and staff a 10% discount on all waffle truck parties booked in 2021. 




Coffee and Currency



Coffee & Currency

We travel the world to raise awareness for the rare genetic    condition my son in Ridgefield’s Intensive Special Education Program was born with, called Fragile X Syndrome.  We publish bucket list travel itineraries for your next adventure.







Ring of Fire Outdoor Kitchens



Ring of Fire is the leading source for grills, outdoor kitchens, smokers, firepits and any other product needed to create the perfect outdoor living space.


All VP families who purchase from Ring of Fire will be able to use a discount coupon on their purchase.









Ring of Fire Outdoor KitchensRidge Architecture

Architecture + design studio rooted in simplicity, sustainability, and craft. Designing homes and workplaces to enrich lives in New York, Connecticut, and beyond.






Romeo Customs


Romeo Customs

Hand Painted custom sneakers how you want. Romeo Customs will take a pair of sneakers that you want and customize them however you like - you pick the colors, you pick the design and we will help make it a reality for you.  


For all VP families if you do not win the auction you will receive a 10% discount on any orders.










Lizzie Lee Voice & Acting

Lizzie Lee Voice and Acting

Voice and Acting Lessons for all ages.  Learn to sing and act like a pro, prepare for auditions, and build confidence! Currently online only.

Free 30-minute trial lesson for all VP families.

Contact:  lizziesarak@gmail.com






Doggy Duty Walking Service


Doggy Duty Walking Service, Inc.

Doggy Duty is a trustworthy Dog Walking Service with 25 years of experience.

Contact:  jdoggyduty@gmail.com





Much Love, Joanne

 Much Love, Joanne

Much Love, Joanne is a prepared meal service known for international flavors to break up your week and add new creations to your table that the whole family will enjoy! Much Love, Joanne can be found on Instagram. For more information please contact Joanne Rafoss via phone or text at 646-498-1045

Contact:  jdoggyduty@gmail.com






Nu, LLC- Expert Nutrition Services

        Nu, LLC. - Expert Nutrition Services

Nu, LLC is a team of Registered Dietitians who offer       expert nutrition services to individuals of all ages. At Nu, we work with you to achieve your health and nutrition goals in a non-judgmental environment. Nutrition education, nutrition counseling and medical nutrition therapy are the strategies we use to empower our clients towards success. Our team of dietitians is knowledgeable in nutrition needs for digestive disorders, heart health issues, weight management, sports nutrition pediatric nutrition and more.  For more information contact: info@nu-pros.com




VP community members get $15 off their first session with Nu when you book your first session before April 15th!






Recess Playworks

Recess PlayWorks is a creative learning and play center for kids and families in Ridgefield CT. Our mission is to spark the imaginations of all our young budding artists and provide a space for kids and families to create, play and quite frankly, get off the screens! By allowing children to explore and create, we help them build confidence in their ability to think creatively and produce unique, inspired works of art. We also provide enrichment classes including art  story-time & crafts,  STEM, foreign language classes, sewing & embroidery, advanced art exploration and much more.


Recess PlayWorks also has a play area for the “littles to get out their wiggles” and a comfortable seating area for adults. Our goal is to create a welcoming community space for local families to connect and for kids to use their imaginations to explore and soar!