Hey TMJ, June here. Before the family drama Thanksgiving is bound to bring, watch these families everyday drama. TV Guide says: Gary asks Amber for help with Leah when Kristina has a family emergency; Maci gets to know Ryan’s new girlfriend; and Catelynn and Tyler aren’t ready to move into their new home.
Gary calls Amber to pick Leah because Kristina’s daughter is in the hospital. He asks after Chris but he’s moved out of Amber’s house. Gary’s mom visits. She wants to know if he’s ready to let Leah spend a school night with Amber. He is not because he doesn’t believe they’ll be responsible enough to get her to school on time. Amber’s bummed that she’s gained all her weight back. She wants to lose 40 pounds and hopes yoga will be a good form of exercise. Amber wants to keep Leah overnight. They’re having a nice time at the playground when Gary calls to inform them that Kristina is on her way to pick Leah up.
Kristina is already there when they arrive home. Amber is very civil to her despite her disappointment. Leah won’t say love you back to Amber, as if she’s just doesn’t want to say it in front of Kristina. Amber believes that her depression is linked to how she sees herself. She wants to fix it because she’s been feeling normal for the first time that she can remember on the new medication.
Farrah is trying gardening as therapy. Debra tries to help…it goes as well as one would expect with Farrah in control. Essentially, she tells her mom to go cry in a corner and leave her alone. Debra is conflicted. She wants to help her family but she can’t take much more. Simon is coming to help with the furniture store. He’s been downgraded to Farrah’s friend. Debra’s been pricing the furniture, since she has past experience with it, but Farrah believes that she’s marking the prices too high. Debra wants a couple of days to get stuff done while they’re free. Farrah wants to know exactly where she’s going and gets upset when she won’t share that information. Debra relents and plans to spend a couple more days to help. Simon, now a friend, tries to get Farrah to see reason about the way she’s acting with Debra. She’s blaming how she acts on the way she was raised but she’s not a child anymore and can think for herself. She wants to go to therapy with Debra.
Catelynn receives her invitation to Maci’s wedding. Tyler has just been to their new house and he’s found out that the floors in the kitchen are buckled. They decide to hire just one more person to fix all the screw up. Tyler’s out to eat with his mom. They’re both baffled by what gorgonzola is. After that gets cleared up, his mom points out that Tyler seems really down. Catelynn and Tyler go to meet the contractor about the house. The total comes out to be around 15 grand. Catelynn just wants to move in and advises him to do it. He’s worried by the fact that it’ll push them 20 grand over the allotted budget.
Tyler’s very worried about money. They decide to only fix the parts that are keeping them from moving in and then do what the rest when they can.
Taylor takes Bentley to a men’s warehouse in order to get him a tux for the wedding. Maci wants to invite Ryan and his new girlfriend for dinner to avoid an awkwardness when the wedding comes around. She also wants to make sure that they’ve got Bentley’s best interests at heart. Ryan thinks it’s strange that Maci invited them to a grill out. However, his girlfriend is much more mature than his past flings and sees it the way Maci intended. Ryan and his girlfriend arrives for dinner. Maci brought the babies to a daycare so it could just be the five of them. Bentley has a great time and the meal goes really well. Maci is trying on her wedding dress again and she loves it just as much as before. She’s even gotten Jayde a matching dress, as well.