It looks like Alexis and Gretchen have made up, because Gretchen answered the door wearing a tiara, alluding to the "princess" comment she fought so hard to deny. Also, Alexis is scared of Gretchen. Gretchen drives Alexis in her new car to meet up with Peggy at shoe store. Gretchen and Peggy are nice to each other in person, but not so much in the interviews.
Vicki is renovating her home so that they can eventually downsize. She needs a change! Nothing standard, everything custom! And Vicki will sell the house whether or not Donn is okay with it.