OK laugh all you want (I know this is the ONLY place I won't be laughed at!) we had the most MAGICAL day yesterday. But first let me begin with a few (VERY few) bumps.... Who we are....for those who don't know....DH and I are both 35, we hail from SW PA, we both work full time - opposite shifts so that someone is always at home with our girls - ages 7 and 4. We travel to our happy place about twice a year thanks to DVC!!! OUr vacations are the ultimate in family time for us. We left the burgh (Pittsburgh) at 11:48am Sunday - sacrilidge due to the Steelers/ Bengals at 1pm but it had to happen - DH had to work Saturday.....anyway after a slightly bumpy flight and landing we landed at MCO....luggage (we only checked one) check - while DH obtained the rental car - check and off we were to WDW!!!! DH took the scenic route to SSR.....and we arrived at 3:15pm to our room being ready....to bell services for our OL, stroller and tree....ummmm not the most helpful cast member at the window who walked away from me....but an extremely nice bellman stepped in. Off to our room and again DH is doubting me and circles the entire Paddock area when we are in the very first building! We unload and unpack in record time. Another note: I had to have surgery November 18 (just 2 weeks ago!!!) for a tumor the size of a grapefruit above my right breast...blessedly begnin but caused some nerve and muscle damage to my right shoulder (and yes I am right handed). The surgery was simple, recovery quick and I stubborn so I am not good at listening....DH on the other hand is extremely cautious as to not let me do too much. Because of this I ALLOWED him to help me unpack.... (other fellow OCDers will understand!!!) We had one slight delay with our stroller (we had received texts about both it and our OL that they had arrived) but the bellman found it and we were set. Starving we decided to head to the Carriage House to eat. SSR is our home resort we stayed here for our first ever DVC trip April 2008 and this is our first time back. We were in the Paddock then and happy to be back here again....we never do room requests just wait and see. On our first trip to SSR we didn't try The Turf Club, so we decided to see if it was availible and we were in luck! We haven't done the dining plan in ages and I began Weight Watchers Online Sept 23 and have lost 17 lbs so far so I was not going to try to eat dessert every night! DH ordered the Prime Rib - he is a steak man - I am not...for me the Wedge and Crab Cakes - another plus without the dining plan I prefer a little of a couple of things and enjoy ordering apps....DD7 had the hotdog with chicken noodle soup (which both she and DH said was wonderful) DD4 had pizza and apples (this child is the reason the DDP is a waste - she eats VERY little and VERY few things- I mostly pack food for her). Dinner was good, not great but good. The service was great which made the experience better. Then we walked around a little to explore and returned tot he room - we were all beat from the day of travel and looked forward to an early morning wake up for Magic Kingdom..... NEXT- the BEST day ever....with a bump!