The Special Day wedding salon is running an ad in the local newspaper, and they want Emma to model in the advertisement. The ad is a huge hit and suddenly Emma is very much in demand. But after running all over New York City for auditions, Emma realizes being a model is a lot tougher than she thought. Does Emma really want to be America's next top model, or is being a part of the Cupcake Club sweet enough?
"Emma is playing ball with her brothers on an unusually warm winter afternoon. But an errant toss from her brother Matt hits her right on the nose! Luckily, it's nothing more serious than a little swelling, but it's enough to make her lose an important modeling job at The Special Day salon. Mona hires "mean girl" Olivia Allen to fill in. Olivia is thrilled, not only for the job, but also for a chance to spread some nasty rumors about Emma. Worst of...
When Katie learns that her mother's new boyfriend is her math teacher, Jeff Green, Katie is accused of getting special treatment in class, and it's the Cupcake Club to the rescue to help Katie deal with the rumors and the changes in her life.
Alexis juggles the responsibilities of organizing a cupcake club with the other challenges of middle school, including beating her friend to asking the boy they like to accompany her at the pep rally parade.