Time for the first link love of the year, after a seasonal hiatus!
Closet Cooking has some sumptuous looking chocolate shortbread.
Asian-inspired redemption salad via Dinner: A Love Story.
Not Eating Out In New York’s veggie dumplings.
How to become a permanent slasher – an entrepreneur of many talents. Via Sean Ogle.
Things Tenured Radical learned from the very first job.
Urban Muse lists five online communities for writers.
Ways to better support your director, at Ms Career Girl.
Some of 2011’s best articles for writers, via Make a Living Writing.
The Startup Toolkit on sustainable failure and career entrepreneurship.
Zooey Deschanel is an inspiration in more ways than one! She Bloggs on whether frugal celebrities are an oxymoron.
In search of a common language: poverty and the great silence, by A Gai Shan Life.
Geek in Heels on financial hardships and immigrant life.
Cassie offers some cheap ways to inject a little something special into every day.
A career/relationship mashup post by Her Every Cent Counts – it’s who you know.
Eight handy personal statistic tracking tools, via Carrie Actually.
Isaac Likes reflects on the inherent Kiwi culture.
Girl with the Red Balloon talks about letting go of who you think you should be.