Have you ever wondered what life would be like if you had no money worries at all? If a windfall just happened to fall into your lap?
That’s what happens with Rita and Jack Brown. They’re a middle aged couple that were perfect for one another, happy and in sync, their only issue their struggle with money. One day, Rita decides to buy one lottery ticket on a whim, and what follows is the stuff dreams are made of. They suddenly can have anything they ever wanted. New cars, a new home in a ritzy part of town. They can travel anywhere in the world, and do.
But their bond is strained, their happiness is fleeting. They couple they once were feels like a distant memory. Old friends are replaced by new, that are shallow and self-absorbed. Jack seems to take to the changes rather quickly and with an ease that Rita lacks. He becomes involved with the upper class and all but forgets how much it’s changing them. Throw in an old girlfriend that he happens to run into, and you can see where this couple is headed.
One morning, feeling discouraged and heartsick, Rita sees an article in the newspaper about the Grace Shop. She decides to pay a visit and meets Odis, the amazing man that runs the shop, and her life takes on new meaning. If only she wasn’t afraid to tell her husband. If only she knew he’d understand…