Mallory loves Christmas, but not the commercialism. She wishes her family could celebrate and oldfashioned holiday. The PIkes love the idea. Then her family wins a contest! They will receive ten thousand dollars to have their old-fashioned Christmas captured on film.
Soon the camera crew moves in and begins filming the Pikes' cooking-baking, stocking-hanging, and tree trimming. At first, everything goes fine. Bbut then the filming gets out of control. The PIkes' old-fashioned Christmas is becoming a disaster. What will happen to allory's wish?