Theophile Breaux plans only to see his papa get back on his feet and to help turn the old cabin beside the bayou into a proper school for the children of Latagnier before leaving for good. Little does he know that while he is bringing the old place back to life, pretty Clothilde Trahan is doing the same for his heart. When Clothilde Trahan finally secures her uncle's permission to go to New Orleans and enroll in the teacher's college, she suddenly finds a reason to stay standing in her own backyard. Beneath Theo Breaux's handsome exterior is a man bent on leaving town. Unfortunately, if he goes, he will be taking her heart. Will Clothilde follow her plans, or will she give up her dreams for love?