Lifestyles - 17 Dicembre 2018 What Does Christmas Look Like in an Italian American Family? Usually an Italian American family Christmas involves at least 20 people, and that is just counting the immediate family. So, it’s very important that everything is studied to detail for the special day. For starters it’s important to count the chairs, because not only will you have to have the right amount of chairs, you also need some extra ones. "Why?" you may ask.