A trio of desperate suburban moms decide that being good never got them anywhere, and rob a supermarket in order to get a little cash to help them and their families out. Unfortunately, the supermarket is already the territory of a local gang, and the women soon find themselves in hot water.
The women struggle to come up with the money they owe the gang – which, in this case, means robbing yet again. Meanwhile, Annie's fight for custody takes a major hit, Beth tries to navigate life as a single parent and Ruby's concerns for Sara's health escalate.
Beth, Annie and Ruby bite off more than they can chew when they agree to help Rio smuggle contraband. Ruby deals with a so-called family friend from her church and Annie prepares for a visit with a social worker that could help determine the fate of her custody battle with Greg.
Beth comes home to a surprise guest and is forced to confess to Ruby and Annie that she asked Rio if they could continue working for him. Meanwhile, Beth throws Kenny an elaborate birthday party, which unexpectedly leads the women to offer Rio a business proposition. Ruby's employment at the diner is threatened by a disgruntled teenage customer and Greg gives Annie the benefit of the doubt when she comes up with a creative solution for dealing with some bullies from Sadie's school.
With Dean back in the house, and her criminal activities expanding, Beth struggles to keep her new business separate from her home life. When Sadie goes on a trip, Annie's loneliness leads her to an ill-advised one-night stand. Ruby doubles down on her lies to Stan. FBI Agent Jim Turner follows up on Boomer's tip about the women.
Overwhelmed by the sheer volume of work their new enterprise demands, the ladies decide to outsource. While their business flourishes, the women's personal lives spiral: Dean confronts Beth about her association with Rio, Stan discovers Ruby's been lying to him about her employment at the diner, and Annie's conscience catches up with her.
Business is booming and the women are living large, but a threat from one of their employees reminds them how violent Rio can be when pushed and threatens everything they've been working toward. Meanwhile, Beth and Ruby both enjoy the shifting dynamics in their respective marriages. Boomer carries out a malicious plot against Annie that puts her fight for custody in jeopardy.
Rio’s feeling the heat from the FBI investigation, so he abruptly shuts down operations, cutting off Beth, Ruby, and Annie's money supply. Their attempt to go back to being ordinary housewives is short-lived when Mary Pat puts the financial squeeze on them – forcing the three women to commit another heist.
Rio asks the women to complete a seemingly simple job so he can get the operation up and running, but Beth, Ruby, and Annie fear there may be more to the task than meets the eye. As the ladies’ long-simmering tensions with the gang leader boil over, Ruby learns that Sara has risen to the top of the transplant list.
Fearing for their lives, the ladies scramble to try to take down Rio. A kidney becomes available for Sara but Ruby and Stan don’t have the money to pay for it. The three women hatch a plan that will solve both problems – one that involves returning to the scene of their first crime.
Beth must live with the fallout after her plan to get Rio arrested fails. Meanwhile, the women's crimes finally catch up with them when evidence surfaces that puts them on a collision course with Agent Turner.
When Rio gives her an assignment, Beth is forced to take her kids with her. Meanwhile, under pressure from Turner, Ruby crosses a line there’s no coming back from. Annie meets her new manager at Fine & Frugal.
Rio uses a series of unnerving tactics to remind Beth that it’s not as easy to walk away from his criminal enterprise as she’d like it to be. Meanwhile, Annie learns something new about Noah and Ruby makes a reckless decision to save Stan.
Beth makes a new friend while struggling to process her guilt over Rio's death. Meanwhile, the women perfect their latest business venture just as Agent Turner and his surprising informant complicate their plans to launch.
A desperate Beth does everything she can to stay alive while dealing with the unexpected challenges of being a boss and finds help in the least likely of places. Dean suffers the ramifications of doing things differently at work. Meanwhile, Ruby and Stan figure out how to make her new business venture work for them.
Beth takes a gamble in order to strike a new business deal, but it has consequences that put the women in an unwelcome position. Meanwhile, Ruby worries that her lifestyle is rubbing off on her family and Annie realizes she may have a very inappropriate crush on someone.
Beth decides to find a solution to her Rio problem after he backs her into a corner; Ruby enlists Sara's reluctant help to replenish supplies after a key counterfeiting component dries up; Annie spirals after a vulnerable session.
Beth begins to make moves towards the future just as a new member of law enforcement enters the women's orbit. A guilty Ruby goes too far trying to be a good person while Annie experiences self-doubt over her GED test.
Beth and Dean offer to buy Four Star Pool & Spa from Gayle and Dean is determined to make this a legitimate business. Tensions rise between Ruby & Stan and culminate in our trio making a drastic decision. Phoebe gets even closer to cracking the case when she gets her hands on Ruby's phone. Beth and Dean offer to buy Four Star Pool & Spa from Gayle and Dean is determined to make this a legitimate business. Tensions rise between Ruby & Stan and culminate in our trio making a drastic decision.
The pressure is on after Lucy's body is discovered in a graveyard; Beth and Dean do everything they can to get Boland's Bubbles up and running but encounter red tape. Harry gets in trouble and his teacher encourages Ruby and Stan to get him tested.
A huge client approaches Dean to sell his merchandise at Boland's Bubbles, but Beth is hesitant. Stan and Ruby's guilt reaches a breaking point when Sara's donor family returns. Annie tries to prove to Ben that she can keep up with the rich parents at his school.
Beth and Dean deal with the aftermath of his arrest. The ladies must find a fall guy to take Dean's place. Ruby enlists Stan's help in getting dollar bills to implicate the new fall guy. Annie feels a growing distance between herself and Ben.
Phoebe inches closer to the trio's entire operation, which allows the Secret Service to make an interesting deal with Beth. Stan's boss forces dangerous errands. Ruby imagines a new life for them. Annie struggles with the possibility that her son no longer needs her.
The Secret Service pushes Beth into hot water as the unexpected happens. Ruby catches Stan in a lie and begins to doubt his faithfulness. Annie volunteers to babysit for Nancy and finds help from a surprising source.
Ruby and Annie get frustrated with Beth. Things change when Rio asks Beth to recruit a new team member. Stan is wary of involving Beth in new business. Annie is convinced to pull Ben from private school.
The trio must find a way to smuggle the fake cash, but things are further complicated when Stan gets involved. Annie reluctantly agrees to go to dinner with Kevin. Ruby discovers something horrifying. Beth and Dean reach a breaking point.