Cutesy antics dominate this breezy but saccharine celebration of family ties.
In Maple Ridge, California, pre-teen Mindy (Molly Hager) Pals around with Zack (Andy Lawrence) and his teenaged sister, Lissa (Jessica Bowman). Unfortunately, Zack and Lissa's mom, Barbara (Lesley-Anne Down), has never forgiven Mindy's father, Brian (Corbin Bernsen), for breaking up with her years ago. The antagonism lingers even though Brian is now widowed and Barbara is divorced. Meanwhile, trouble is brewing on another front: Mayor Jensen (John Kapelos) needs the property on which Brian's gas station sits to anchor a proposed strip mall and intends to foreclose on the property. Only pay...