Abby bails out Trace, who goes to his ailing father in the hospital; Abby balances work and mom life, worried about introducing Trace to her girls; Mick looks into developing the O'Brien Trust and the complications that will follow.
Mick makes some unpopular business decisions when he plans to sell the nightclub that he and Trace had built together. When planning her cousin's wedding goes awry, Jess turns to an unexpected source for help. Bree fights to regain control in the production of her play.
Abby's girls start school in their new town. Conflict arises between Trace and Wes about their roles in the family. A recording label taking interest in Trace's new demo with an old flame. Mick and his brother butt heads over family land.
Trace hits the road to record an album with his ex-girlfriend but has trouble channeling creative inspiration while he is away from Abby. A well-intentioned Jess creates trouble for Bree when she advertises that a famous author will attend a book reading at Bree's new bookstore.
Nell discovers a treasure map that Bree made as a teen, leading Bree and Kevin to hunt for a family time capsule in the backyard. While Trace is in Nashville fighting his producer Mark Hall to keep Leigh on an upcoming album at the risk of his own career, Abby meets a handsome widower in the PTA.
As the nightclub opening nears, Trace spends late nights practicing with Leigh and his band; Mick fights city hall to receive a live music permit; Abby receives a promotion at work, but it leaves her with less time to spend with the family and Trace.
Mick receives damaging information about Thomas, and considers whether to use it in their town hall debate; Jess plans a special meal to win David over; Bree fears moving forward with her new admirer.
Away from the distraction of technology, Abby and Trace talk about their past and the future during a camping getaway; Nell, Mick and Thomas try to work out their differences in person; Bree has trouble resisting the charms of her new suitor.
Trace receives offers from music executives after his band's video goes viral, but he tries to convince his band to give Mark Hall another shot. Meanwhile, Abby, Nell and Megan spend some family time together preparing a princess party for Carrie.
After Mark offers Trace and his band a worldwide tour deal, Trace and Abby worry about how it might impact their future together. As Nell ponders a lost love from her past, Abby, Jess, and Bree are faced with the possibility of losing their new loves.