When something goes wrong during breakfast, Maya believes that their apartment is filled with bad luck. Maya asks her friend Maggie if she has any ideas of how they can make the bad luck go away. Luckily, Maggie's Grandmother has a guide to Feng Shui. Maya, Miguel and the rest of their friends misread the guide and follow the instructions. They all help around the house as they redecorate, paint and rearrange the furniture. They all think they did a good Job. When the twin's parents come home everything turns into a mess.
When Maya sees her Grandmother Elena dancing cheerfully by herself, she decides that she is lonely. Maya decides to fix her grandmother with a sixty year old bachelor in a blind date. Maya helps Abuela Elena receive a makeover for her blind date. Later in the evening the blind date goes horribly wrong and nothing like Maya expected it to go.
Miguel remembers when Andy one of his best friends came to the city. He remembers how Maya's reaction was toward Andy. Maya felt that since Andy was missing an arm he should be treated with more caution. Maya warned Theo and Miguel not to play sports in front of Andy because he might feel bad. Maya felt that Andy was incapable of playing sports as well as the other boys. Once Maya sees how good Andy plays sports she feels bad and realizes that everybody should be treated equally.
When Paco accidentally ruins Miguel's favorite baseball card, Maya tries to fix the problem. The baseball star Orlando Cruz is coming to town on that weekend. Maya and her friends try to get an autograph from the great baseball player themselves. They try many ideas to get as close as they can to the baseball star. Can Maya get an autograph from Miguel's favorite baseball player? Abuela Elena also makes a new friend. At first she is sitting boreed alone in the bleachers with him. Then his bad habits cause the Grandma to teach him to bite on gum instead of trash.
Chrissy's kitten just recently ran away. Maya and friends help her by looking for the kitten and asking other people if they have seen a kitten. Maggie who is terrible at spanish says that they are missing a ""pato""- a duck. At the end Maya ends up with a duck instead of a ""gato""- a cat.
When Maya and Miguel look through Abuela Elena's old Trunk filled with memories they find an unusual thing. It's a Menu of an Old Restaurant with the name ""La Cocinita""- Little Kitchen. Maya sees how her grandma sights and remembers the good memories. Maya gets an idea of making a new restaurant with the same name for her grandma and all of the neighborhood to enjoy.
One morning Maya finds an abandoned letter on top of Miguel's desk written to a pretty girl in their class named Esperanza. Maya, Chrissy and Maggie decide that Miguel might need help making friends. The girls tell Esperanza that Miguel is a great athlete and how he is great. It turns out that the note was written by Andy. Maya, Chrissy and Maggie have a lot of explaining to do with Andy, Miguel and Esperanza. The girls do not know what to do now.
When Paco stops talking Maya worries and thinks that he is sick. They take him to the vet and the vet tells Maya that Paco is lonely. Maya decides to take Paco to school. While playing soccer she looses Paco as well as her teacher's parrot ""Mihn."" The two parrots become friends and they talk to each other when they are lonely.
Maya borrows a skull made of sugar from her grandmother to show in her presentetion of Mexico. Maya promises her grandma that she will not let anything bad happen to it. Maya ends up loosing the calvera and decides that she should go look for it. She looses it because she switched backpacks with somebody else by accident. After she finds her backpack she jumps excitedly and accidently drops the ""Calavera"" so it breaks. At the end Maya tells Abuela Elena that she broke it and the grandmother agrees that they should do another one together.
Maggie is a great dancer and wants to dance in the School Assembly Show. Mrs. Langley allows her to dance but she has to dance with Miguel. Miguel is not a good dancer and tells Mrs. Langley that he does not want to dance. She says only the Class President could do that. Maggie decides that she should run for Class President. Maggie is competing against a boy and looses against him because she only wanted to be class president so Miguel does not have to dance.
When Maya sees that Tito really misses Mexico she has an idea to send him to Mexico. When Maya realizes that she cannot afford to send him to Mexico she decides that she will bring Mexico to him. Maya along with Miguel, Maggie, Chrissy, Andy, Theo and Paco make the community center look like a Mexican Vacation.
Maya tries to help Tito be the star of a play. When the director chooses Tito to have the major part he is unsure whether he can do it or not. Maya and her friends try to help him overcome his stage fright.
A new kid moves in to the twins neighborhood and starts bullying and bossing them around. Maya thinks he might not be so bad. Once he buys Maya and Miguel's favorite bunny from the Pet Store she decides there is something wrong with him. Maya is determined to find out what is wrong with Jimmy McCorkle.
Maya notices that everyone in her family including herself is tired and grumpy of doing to much work. She decides that the only thing they need is a family vacation. Maya plans the perfect vacation for her family and herself. Maya's perfect vacation is ruined because of rain and many other reasons. The Santos family agrees that it does not matter what happens in the vacation as long as they are with their family.
Chrissy is upset because her Pop Star Idol, Enrique, has not answered any of the letters that she has written him. Maya sees how sad she is that she decides to throw her a surprise party. After the party goes a little wrong she decides one thing. Her decision is to invite Enrique to her party. Maya is set to give her friend the best party she has ever had.
Maya thinks that their neighboors life are boring because they don't have children. Maya decides to spend a day with their neighbors Greg and Isoka Okri. Maya takes them in Roller Coaster rides, kidfood, food in bed and facial treatments. The Okris get more than they bargained for.
When Maya hears that her best friend Chrissy is moving she decides to help her prepare. Chrissy does not want to move away from her friends. Maya, Miguel, Maggie, Andy, Theo and Tito help Chrissy realize that Hong Kong is not that bad. They show her an imaginative voyage to Hong Kong. As well as restaurants thats serve Dim Sui, Dragon Boat Races and a Pink Dolphin-Watching Cruise. Chrissy can't wait to go to Hong Kong.At the end she doesn't move.
It is Career Day at Maya's school and they all go with mentors. Maggie goes with an Electric Repairman. Theo goes with a Busdriver. Miguel goes with a female Austronaut. Maya ends up with Morti and Insurance salesman that hates his job. Maya helps him find a new job but he decides to keep his old job.