Baze prepares for a future with Emma, unaware of her secret past with his dad. Meanwhile, Lux arranges a special meal for herself and Eric, but her parents find out about it and crash her intimate dinner.
Baze hosts Thanksgiving dinner at his loft, and secrets begin to spill. Among them: Baze's romance with his boss; Lux's relationship with her teacher; something dark from Tasha's recent past; and an additional complication for Cate and Ryan.
An important potential client takes an interest in Baze. Elsewhere, Lux attends the homecoming dance, where she hopes to run into Eric; and Cate looks into Lux's background and is surprised by what she finds.
Cate invites Paige out for a night of drinking, hoping that Paige will share info about Ryan's past and the mysterious Julia. Meanwhile, Ryan tags along with Baze, Math and Jamie for a boys' night out.
Cate and Ryan seek out some alone time at a local hotel to make up for their family-style honeymoon. However, they get a surprise when they run into Baze, who's at the same establishment for a work retreat.
Ryan hosts a music festival where Cate meets Haley James Scott (Bethany Joy Galeotti of "One Tree Hill"), and the two women bond over their similar pasts. Included: performances by Sarah McLachlan, Ben Lee, Rain Perry, Galeotti and Kate Voegele.
Cate tries to get closer to Kelly, but Kelly stabs her in the back by telling Ryan a secret. Elsewhere, Tasha informs Lux that she's back in Portland with a new foster family; and Baze encourages Math to ask out Paige.
Cate and Baze get a wake-up call about Lux's failing grades. Meanwhile, Cate begins to look for a new job; and Baze tries to take on more responsibility by interviewing for an opening at his father's firm.
In the second-season opener, Cate and Ryan are greeted with changes at work upon their return from their honeymoon. Elsewhere, Baze gets close with a new bartender; and Lux meets a guy who's new in town as she and Bug reach a turning point in their relationship.