Sara gets a call one evening to find out that her only living relative, her grandmother, Mags, has passed away. Leaving her busy and successful life and shop in New Orleans, Sara is forced to temporarily travel back to her small hometown of Sweet Bay to try to tie up a few loose ends. Mags, however, has other ideas, and Sara is forced to not only stay longer, but realize maybe she didn’t know her grandmother as well as she thought she did.
Sara Jenkins has a great life in New Orleans. She loves the city, she loves the customers that frequent her store, and she especially loves her furniture shop. One night, she receives a phone call from a lawyer informing her that her grandmother, Mags, has suddenly passed away. As Sara is Mags’s only living relative, she is forced to return to Sweet Bay, Alabama; the hometown she thought she had escaped years previously.
Sara returns to her grandmother’s old B & B, the Hideaway, to stay for a few days while she ties up a few loose ends. At the reading of Mags’s will, however, Sara finds out that Mags has left the Hideaway to Sara, and tasked her with renovating the old building however she likes. Sara begins the biggest renovation of her life, and while cleaning out the house, finds some old secrets about both the house, and Mags. While Sara slowly figures out who her grandmother truly was, she also begins to find herself, and realize maybe she was meant to stay in Sweet Bay after all.