Alex meets a cute British boy in art class named Mason Greybeck, who for some reason paints every one of his subjects as a dog... until she uses her magic to turn herself into his new artistic inspiration in an effort to make him a better artist. Meanwhile Jerry gives Justin a pair of protective goggles to help him fight the mummy that kidnapped Juliet.
Alex learns Mason's secret, that he's a werewolf. Justin is about to give up on his quest to find Juliet. With Masons help, the young wizards find Juliet, but Justin thinks that Mason has captured and took Alex along with him; Justin must save Alex.
Alex decides she wants to try and be positive, but when she is unable to do that herself she uses a magic marker to make sure she's positive without effort. When she loses all respect for being too positive she tries to find a balance.
Max gets Alex and Justin to use an aging spell, so that they can pose as his parents when he brings his new girlfriend, Nancy, home to meet the family. But after his real parents tell him honesty is the best policy, Max tells Nancy the truth- including the fact that he's a real wizard.
Alex surprises Justin by telling him that she made a duplicate Justin and sent him off to college. Turns out his duplicate is not exactly what Justin had in mind. Meanwhile, the Russos try to be better parents.
Alex (Selena Gomez) quits her wizard training after she decides there will never be enough time to regain her status and compete for the title of family wizard. However, she is shocked to learn that, as a mortal, she will no longer be able to date Mason (Gregg Sulkin). Meanwhile, after meeting with the Wizard Family Competition Commissioner, Justin (David Henrie) decides to tutor delinquent wizards and do whatever it takes to get himself back in the running for the wizard competition. And a family of Cucuys, Latino mythical monsters, invites the Russos for an evening ...
Harper tries convincing Alex that life without magic isn't so bad, but the strain of taking responsibility for her actions instead of using magic causes a disagreement between the two best friends. Meanwhile, after Jerry finds the family heirloom wizard robe in shambles, he tries to get to the bottom of how it was destroyed.