Jeff and Gage have faced numerous challenges as of late – caring for a newborn, moving into a new home and pushing the business into different directions – but Monroe's baptism is an opportunity to celebrate their blessings. While planning the event goes smoothly, the real test of faith transpires on the business side. Employees at JLD are dwindling, forcing Jeff to reevaluate his business and make a decision that will dramatically change the direction of his company for good.
The rivalry between two top Orange County luxury real estate teams—Relegance Group and The McMonigle Team—comes to a head over the potential business of Michael, a wealthy, high profile OC developer.
John and Jojo battle it out for Michael’s luxury portfolio, and The McMonigle Team throws a lavish party at an overpriced Laguna Beach property, where Relegance makes a play for the young seller and Mcmonigle client, Amir.
Jojo is shocked to see the condition of the home Michael has tasked her to sell, while John strategizes on the best way to sell his brand new property, which is still under construction.
Leigh Anne Tuohy, the inspiration for Sandra Bullock's character in the Blindside, and her friends prove to be a challenge for Matt's culinary skills. Nico settles into life as the number two on deck but questions if he has the longevity to stick out the season. Jen tries to impress Kate but fails to adhere to the yacht dress code. EJ takes command of the exterior with consequences. Matt reconnects with someone from his past while Kate reprimands Jen and pushes her to the breaking point.
Kim, Kroy, and the "originals" are through with business, and now it’s all pleasure in Italy. Next stop – Venice! Brielle and Ariana joy ride the canals, while Kim attempts to propose a vow renewal to Kroy… on a wobbly gondola. Back in Atlanta, KJ lets Tracey know who’s really in charge while Kim and Kroy are away.
Brielle’s baseball beau keeps asking her to move in with him, making her wonder if it’s time to finally flee the Biermann coop. Meanwhile, Kim and Kroy grow wary of Tracey’s white lies, putting her outrageous stories to the test with a polygraph. They also use their sleuthing skills to dig up some disappointing dirt on Ariana.
As Teresa struggles with the loss of her mom and the reality of being a single parent with Joe still in prison, her friends plan a weekend getaway to Boca Raton to try to give her some rest and relaxation. Meanwhile, Dolores' ex-husband Frank moves back in and Siggy's career aspirations cause friction in her marriage. Later, Siggy introduces Margaret Josephs to their group, but tensions flare when Danielle Staub makes her return.
After an explosive fight on their trip to Boca, Siggy and Dolores have aligned themselves against Teresa and Melissa in an argument. As the girls grow closer to Margaret, the rift between Margaret and Siggy turns ugly. Meanwhile, Dolores deals with the challenges of having her ex-husband and their son Frankie under the same roof for the first time in 18 years. Joe Gorga tries to spend more time with his father, helping him deal with the loss of his wife.
Margaret throws a launch party for her purse line, but Siggy and Dolores refuse to attend, causing Margaret to question how things got so bad with Siggy. Meanwhile, Teresa begins to work on a new book and Joe makes an important business decision without consulting Melissa. Later, Frank and Dolores spar over the best way to handle Frankie.
Vicki and Tamra finally come face-to-face to see if there is any hope of redeeming their broken friendship. Lydia discovers the joys of when the rich get richer. Kelly's dad comes to town and she discovers the parallels between her parent's dysfunctional relationship and her own. Peggy and Diko celebrate their 22nd wedding anniversary with the ultimate Armenian inspired party while Shannon faces the consequences of her prying husband's actions.
While Vicki visits her cardiologist to check up on her broken heart, Shanon and Peggy are still simmering about the cancer questioning that took place with their husbands. Lydia and Doug plan a Nobleman Iceland trip and Doug encourages Lydia to invite her friends at Meghan’s dinner party with her psychic. All hell breaks loose when Peggy confronts Shannon about David grilling Diko about her cancer. As everyone gets ready for their big trip to Iceland, Shannon wakes up regretful for how unraveled she became with Peggy and confesses to Tamra about the current state of her marriage.