Nolan and Sofia Crandall have remained in love and together for forty years despite their differences. Hes Irish. Shes Italian. He comes from a working-class family. She was raised as an heiress to a meat packing dynasty. Hes a Republican senator. Shes a staunch Democrat. In the past, they had worked through the differences. But a rift develops between them even as all their dreams as parents are realized with a houseful of grandkids on the way. With their kids intent on being in their home for the holidays, the politician and his wife must find a way to make memories for the family they created.