Following high school graduation, Chad Hunter wanted to leave his small home town so went to college out of State. His met his wife, found a great job and settled for an unfamiliar life with a controlling mother-in-law. After losing his wife in a car accident, his parents asked if he would consider coming home to fill the position of a retiring employee in the family lumber business. After losing the nanny, he and his two little ones returned to his small home town and the little ones are happier than they'd ever been. He then finds a girl right in the office who, after 12 years, was still waiting to fulfill a love that she'd had for him since high school although it takes some time to convince her that he was truly in love with her. He becomes very involved in helping the town grow, meeting new friends and is so happy to be home again.