It is 1964 in the quaint New England town of Laurelville as Elizabeth, an overprotective mother of three, struggles to let go of her adult children. When she receives alarming news that her twenty-year-old daughter, Sarah, who works at the local pharmacy's soda fountain, has eloped with a man with a questionable background, Elizabeth fears Sarah is making the biggest mistake of her life. Sadly for Elizabeth, this is just the beginning of her worries.
When Elizabeth's oldest daughter, Brenda, develops her own whirlwind romance with an air force man based in Britain, Elizabeth frets when Brenda flies overseas to visit him. After her twenty-one year-old son, Dylan, starts dating one of Sarah's best friends who also works at the soda fountain, a new pharmacist threatens their relationship. But when Elizabeth stumbles upon a document that could create life-altering consequences, everything is about to change.
In this fun tale of love, friendship, and the challenges of life, a mother must learn how to let go of her children and find a new beginning as an empty nester in the 1960s.