Aviva lands a book deal for her memoir and enlists Carole for help, but their lunch quickly turns awkward when discussing the issue of ghostwriters. Elsewhere, Sonja has dinner with Aviva's former husband; and Aviva hosts a housewarming gathering.
A fiery fight between Carole and Aviva impacts a party, shocking all attendees. Elsewhere, Ramona tries to accept that her daughter is growing up, and Kristen is pressured to participate in a demanding mud run.
Battles continue at LuAnn's barbecue. Elsewhere, Sonja tries to clear the bitter air by hosting a brunch; Carole receives an honor at a Coney Island parade, spurring the other ladies to strut the boardwalk dressed as seagoing drag queens; and Aviva faces her greatest fear.
Ramona returns from Africa with renewed inner peace and tries to bring the feuding Heather and Aviva together; Kristen and Carole meet up with Beverly Hills housewives Brandi Glanville and Yolanda H. Foster; and Heather hosts an anniversary party.
The Fourth of July in the Hamptons leads to interpersonal fireworks. Here, Kristen and Ramona clash; Ramona and Sonja butt heads; and tensions boil over at a clambake when Aviva approaches Carole to settle differences.
Ramona reveals Sonja's financial secrets. Elsewhere, Kristen visits a new modeling agent; Sonja is stood up by her 23-year-old flame; and the heat is on at a spa when Kristen and Ramona have a dispute.
Kristen worries about Sonja's business plan and enlists her business-minded husband to analyze it. Meanwhile, Carole meets with a matchmaker; and Heather invites all the ladies, except Aviva, to her vacation home, where Ramona stirs up tension.
Heather tries to bring peace to the clashing Kristen and Ramona with a dinner. Meanwhile, the ladies take a hike in the woods, but Ramona stirs up tension when she faces a childhood fear; and the women relax, sunbathe, swim and flirt.
A Saratoga trip ends with a wives-gone-wild night on the town. Later, Ramona bonds with Avery before her college departure; Sonja's facialist spreads gossip to Kristen; LuAnn throws a charity auction; and Aviva hosts an art party.
A Montana trip continues with tensions lingering between Sonja and LuAnn. Meanwhile, the ladies participate in outdoor activities and a modern-day treasure hunt, but the group divides thanks to a tiff between Heather and Kristen.
The wives return from Montana as Aviva discovers she's been the butt of jokes. Meanwhile, Ramona's husband prepares for an open-mic gig. Heather and LuAnn are also slated to perform, but drama soars when LuAnn backs out.
Part 1 of 3. The Big Apple ladies gather for a reunion hosted by Andy Cohen. Included: Ramona is cornered about her behavior toward Kristen in Montana; Aviva addresses her use of foul language in front of children; and Carole confronts Sonja about rumors and gossip.