Here’s the deal, fruit roll-up.
We’re onto you and your pals, preservatives and additives. They’re bad news. Plus they’re hard to spell and even harder to pronounce.
Little Duck Organics Tiny Fruits, on the other hand, have ingredients that read like a worksheet for first-graders: organic freeze-dried apples, organic freeze-dried blueberries, organic freeze-dried strawberries. Get the picture? Nothing but familiar good stuff in bite-size pieces.
We’re not partial to hydrogenated anything. The only syrup we want is from a maple tree. So make room in the snack drawer.
And do us a favor. Mind your own beeswax.
What: Dr. Christy Porterfield of HealthWorks gives tips on keeping your brood in tip-top shape; plus, free child care.
Why: Attempt to get through winter without a single sniffle.
When: Tues., 7-8:30 p.m.
Where: This Side Up Family Center, 1100 Capital Ave., Plano (972-633-8783). Cost is $5.
What: Dancers from the Plano Metropolitan Ballet bring the fairy tale to the stage.
Why: Her annual trip to The Nutcracker didn’t satisfy your baby ballerina.
When: Sat., 3 & 7 p.m. (Also Jan. 20.)
Where: The Courtyard Theater, 1509 H Ave., Plano. Tickets online at planometballet.org. Adults and children, $15.
What: Take a peek at the Dallas Museum of Art’s current exhibits — then make a related craft.
Why: Dream up a mini costume inspired by the Jean Paul Gaultier clothing on display.
When: Ongoing. Sat. & Sun., 1-3:30 p.m.
Where: 1717 N. Harwood St. (214-922-1200). Adults, $10; teens, $5; under 12, free.
Photo: Courtesy of Little Duck Organics