links loved: november edition

A co-worker shared this bean burger recipe with me recently and I want to try it out.

Linda Arcuri is a yoga teacher who was part of It's Business Time with me. I loved her recent post about feeling safe with yourself. 

"I used to spend a lot of time feeling inferior; like for some reason I did not deserve the success I was experiencing...But at some point, I decided, this is bullshit." "I am an artist" by Lisa Congdon.

A cute free Christmas background for your phone or desktop. I'll admit I've already put it on both of mine! I'm in the spirit of the season this year. 

Nixed ideas for iTunes logos, circa 2004. (I like looking at early sketches and logo development.)

Entrepreneurship is the new women's movement.

Reading the Ministerial Mandate letters from Prime Minister Trudeau to his Cabinet last week for work made me feel super excited and proud of my Canadian government. I know, it sounds boring, but it's actually pretty neat! 

Esmé Wang's writing in this piece made me feel transported and transfixed: a Thanksgiving Story.

I'm thinking of trying my hand at a simple sewing project for our home this year: a star tree garland.

If you're wondering what to get me for Christmas... a fat plush pony by Kate Beaton always wins.

And, Michael Buble's Christmas album is my favorite, this year and every year. Here is a little clip where he talks about the arrangement of "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas."