Melissa spreads her entrepreneurial wings as she breaks ground on her new boutique despite her husband Joe's desire to keep her at home. Jacqueline catches with her close friends Dolores and Siggy, and later hosts a holiday cocktail party where she shares a secret message that she is surprised to receive. Finally, after nearly a year in prison, Teresa returns home to her family just in time for Christmas.
It's Christmas in Jersey! Melissa hosts the Gorga/Giudice Christmas Eve Dinner and reunites with Teresa for the first time in a year. Later, Jacqueline gets a surprise call from Teresa as Dolores attempts to negotiate peace between the two ex-BFFs. Meanwhile, Joe Giudice and Gia are at odds over her decision to spend New Year's Eve away from the family.
Jacqueline surprises Teresa by showing up on her doorstep wanting answers. Meanwhile, Melissa hits a road block with her opinionated new business partner. Later, Siggy throws Dolores a true Jersey Birthday Party to give her a confidence boost, but Kathy and Rosie end up feeling on the outs.
The ladies of New Jersey are working it with Melissa's boutique, Envy, officially opening for business, Teresa recording her audio book and Jacqueline and her husband, Chris, making headway on their new business venture. Meanwhile, Dolores and her daughter, Gabby, discuss veterinary school and later, Siggy confronts Teresa about tabloid rumors.
The honeymoon is over when the Lauritas host the Giudices for dinner and old tensions between the ladies quickly boil over. Elsewhere, Siggy's kids confront her with shocking news, Dolores starts the journey toward financial independence, and Melissa's kids walk in Fashion Week. With everything going on, Teresa and Melissa find themselves growing closer.
Free at last! After being on home confinement for over a month, Teresa says goodbye to her ankle bracelet and the ladies plan a trip to celebrate. Siggy returns to her religious roots and hosts a family dinner, and Dolores makes progress on renovating her home. Meanwhile, Melissa confronts Jacqueline about involving Joe Gorga in her fight with Teresa.
The ladies head to a spa to celebrate Teresa's first weekend of freedom since removing her ankle bracelet. Siggy reveals new information about her husband's shaky past, and Melissa struggles with her new business venture. Meanwhile, Jacqueline reaches a breaking point with her son. Later, Teresa and Jacqueline decide if they are better off as friends or foes.
Melissa gets Antonia ready for a ''daddy-daughter'' dance; Jacqueline hosts a night of poker sending Rosie over the edge; a dodgy character interrupts Teresa's book-launch party; Siggy helps Dolores cope with her loss of her dog.
Teresa has a book signing where a few unexpected visitors show up. Then, after reaching out to Siggy for advice, Melissa decides to have a family dinner to get her marriage back on track. Meanwhile, Jacqueline gets an inside look to her husband's new business venture.
Jacqueline gets choked up over a special proposal; Teresa's blood boils during a family reunion with cousins Kathy and Rosie; Melissa suggests a group trip to Vermont to give Teresa a vacation before her husband goes to prison; Dolores gets serious.
The group drives to a mountaintop resort in Vermont; Jacqueline and Teresa's friend, Robyn, get into a scuffle in the van; Dolores and Siggy struggle to keep the peace; Jacqueline and Robyn get into a fiery argument at the bonfire.
The ladies are licking their wounds after the tumultuous Vermont trip. Meanwhile, Melissa receives bad news about her boutique and Jacqueline's husband, Chris, reveals shocking news about his family. Teresa leans on her faith to help get her through her husband going to prison.
Tempers flare as Dolores throws a housewarming party. Melissa delegates for her upcoming Fashion Show and Teresa recovers from her first week without Joe. To everyone's surprise, Jacqueline and Dolores find themselves at odds over one phone call.
Stakes are high for Melissa as she single-handedly hosts her first annual Envy Fashion Show and tries to prove her boutique's legitimacy. Meanwhile, Dolores surprises her ex-husband, Frank, and Teresa considers her financial future. Later, it's time to get everything out in the open as the ladies meet for lunch. Siggy plays mediator to Jacqueline, Teresa, and Melissa, and ultimately Jacqueline makes for a great escape.
Tensions are high as Melissa and Teresa face Jacqueline for the first time since their group lunch. Dolores reminisces about the good old days when the group was in harmony, and Siggy reveals more information about her hysterectomy. Teresa makes an alarming accusation that shocks the group.
The group is divided from part one of the reunion, and there's more drama to be dealt with. Joe Gorga and Chris Laurita join to discuss Teresa's serious accusation, and Dolores is the only one that keeps the group from exploding. Jacqueline writes off a relationship, but Siggy's wish for the group comes true.