When Birdee Pruitt's husband reveals his infidelity to her, she is devasted and returns home with her young daughter to the small town she left behind. As mother and daughter struggle to adjust to their new lives, Birdee slowly gains the strength to openher heart and find hope again.
When Birdie Pruitt (Sandra Bullock) returns to her home town, it's not to the cheers that she was used to as the town's high school beauty queen. She has just been humiliated on a trash TV talk show by her best friend, who revealed she was having an affair with Birdie's husband. With her young daughter, she struggles to rebuild her life. Harry Connick, Jr. costars as a former classmate who has long had an unrequited crush on her.