When a visiting chef is unable to relax, Cassie arranges for her to spend a whole day at the stove stirring a special recipe to quiet her mind; Grace is presented with the Merriwick Wish Book for her birthday and encouraged to make an entry.
The whole town is caught up in romance when Cassie helps Ben find an old film for him to show an opening night of the refurbished Middleton Theater; Martha’s promises to the town are in jeopardy when she overextends herself with the Middleton budget.
When two guests arrive at Grey House and are immediately at odds, Cassie uses her magic to bring them together; Sam tries to plan the perfect date for Cassie, but various nuisances keep getting in the way.
The Middleton Merriwick is still not in bloom, and the effects are being felt around town; an old friend and colleague of Abigail’s checks into Grey House claiming to want a relationship; with help from Cassie, Ben stumbles upon the old Middleton Theater and is motivated to get the place running again.
The whole town anxiously awaits the impending blooming of the Middleton Merriwick, but when the plant is cut, it has dramatic impact upon the Merriwick women; Grace begins to suspect Nick is going to ask her out.