Martha Evans has been abandoned by her husband, who took all their cash and left her homeless and virtually destitute with her stepson and two daughters. Martha leaves town hoping to find a job and a place to stay, and she finally finds a job at a sleepy rural diner once famous for its homemade root beer. But with her car broken down and the bills piling up, Christmas looks bleak for Martha and her family. But warm hearts are working behind the scenes that ultimate make this the happiest holiday of Martha's life.
Did You Know?
Kristy Swanson (Martha) played Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Edward Hermann (Les, the cranky customer that Martha wins over) was the head vampire in The Lost Boys, both were iconic Vampire movies for Gen X'ers. See more
At the end of the movie, in the middle of grey skies and snow, the church bells ring. "Where's the church?" is asked. Flashing to the church, within sight of where everyone is standing, the church is basking in bright sunshine and blue skies. Back to the group, they gather and walk to the church which is now within the grey skies/snow scene. See more
Women are like teabags. You don't know how strong they are until you put them in hot water.
Angels We Have Heard on High
Written by Edward Shippen Barnes See more