Samantha Smythe has a busy summer ahead of her with her three active young sons. Her au pair is more interested in the contents of the fridge than in the children, her husband is off drinking champagne for breakfast in London, and the famous footballer who has moved into the village seems to think Samantha is the answer to his problems. Then, out of the blue, Samantha's childhood friend Naomi turns up on the doorstep with her daughter in tow. It's been years since Samantha and Naomi have seen each other and it's not long before they fall back into their old ways. Samantha would do anything for Naomi but when she's left to look after her little girl as well has her own chaotic family, she has to ask herself what she is prepared to do to save a friendship. Everyone has a long lost friend but what happens when the past comes back and turns your life upside down? Can things ever go back to the way they were?