In the series pilot, Blanche announces that her latest boyfriend, Harry, has proposed marriage. Meanwhile, Dorothy must also contend with her mother, Sophia, who arrives after her retirement home, Shady Pines, burns down.
Dorothy's daughter, Kate, comes to Miami with an announcement, she's engaged. Dorothy is thrilled but her happiness quickly turns to anger when she realizes that her ex-husband, Stan, is going to be invited.
In a bowling competition, it's Dorothy and Blanche verses Rose and Sophia. If Sophia and Rose win, Dorothy will allow Sophia to go back to Sicily for a visit and if Dorothy and Blanche win Sophia will give her a pair of earrings.
Dorothy finds herself on the other side of the table when her latest boyfriend Glen gives her a shock when he tells he he's married. She surprises herself when she finds herself sneaking around to be with him.
Rose is apprehensive about a visit from her daughter and granddaughter, since their reason for coming is to settle Rose's late-husband's will. But when they see the will, Rose must explain where all of Charlie's money went.
Busy chocolatier, Charlotte has left helicopter mechanic, James, at the altar two times and now she needs to prove to him that she really does want to marry him. Stars Jen Lilley, Marcus Rosner and Jessica Lowndes.
Samantha returns home for her town's winter festival and her father's retirement from coaching. She is surprised to see that Jake, NFL quarterback and her high school sweetheart, is home as well. Stars Trevor Donovan, Lindy Booth.
With a case of writer's block, a children's author escapes to small town Mitford for a change of scenery. She soon finds the heart and soul of the southern town in a priest as they work together to care for a young boy.
When Jo realizes that her family's general store in Daisy Hills is losing money, her father Duke calls in a favor to help. Duke's help is Jo's ex-boyfriend, Blake, former Daisy Hills native. Stars Cindy Busby, Marshall Williams.
Ellen Branford, a high-powered attorney, finds love, purpose, and the promise of a simpler life when she sets off on a journey to fulfill her grandmother's dying wish, to find the boy she once loved and give him her last letter.