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. Teresa begins to work on a book and Joe makes an important business decision without consulting Melissa.
After an explosive fight on their trip, Siggy and Dolores have aligned themselves against Teresa and Melissa. As the girls grow closer to Margaret, the rift between Margaret and Siggy turns ugly. Joe Gorga tries to spend more time with his father.
Teresa struggles with the loss of her mom and the reality of being a single parent. Dolore ex-husband moves back in and Siggy's career aspirations cause friction in her marriage. Siggy introduces Margaret to the group and Danielle Staub returns.