Merle Somers

152 Flips | 9 Magazines | 34 Likes | 5 Following | 414 Followers | @merlesomers | Keep up with Merle Somers on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Merle Somers”

Paper cocktails umbrellas - Home Decorating Trends - Homedit

15 DIY Wreaths to Decorate Your Front Door This Summer ← Back to article<p>15 DIY Wreaths to Decorate Your Front Door This Summer<p>Paper cocktails …

Home Decorating

17 Chic Marble Contact Paper DIYs

01 of 17<p>DIY Marble Table Top<p>Do you have your heart set on Knoll's Saarinen dining table with gorgeous tulip base and marble top but cannot afford the …

Portia de Rossi Describes Casting-Couch Sexual Harassment From Steven Seagal

One of the stories unfolding alongside the avalanche of sexual-assault and harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein is the emerging pattern of …

Sexual Harassment

Cate Blanchett Responds to Harvey Weinstein Sexual Assault Scandal (EXCLUSIVE)

Oscar winner Cate Blanchett has come forth to make a statement on the bombshell sexual assault statements against Harvey Weinstein. “Any man in a …

Harvey Weinstein

just relax Ruufus you've had a ruff day

10 DIY Projects You Can Pull Off With Sample Cans of Paint

A typical sample can of wall paint—the kind you buy to test out colors before committing—is 8 ounces, can cover up to 16 square feet, and costs just …

12 IKEA Products Every Renter Should Know About

(Image credit: IKEA)<p>Two monumental things happened to me in June 2008: my son was born and an IKEA opened a mile from my apartment. Any New Yorker …

Outdoor Spaces

15 Ways to DIY Creative Corner Shelves

Lots of homes have that one strange corner. The corner that’s too small for a chair or dresser but awkward if left empty. If you had a corner of your …

Dining Rooms

35 Spring Wreaths That Will Freshen Up Your Front Door

We're counting down the days until March 20.<p>Warm weather (and fresh flowers) are just around the corner! Greet guests with the festive decorations this long-awaited season deserves.

‘Gotham’ Gets Gothic And ‘Supergirl’ Returns On This Week’s Geeky TV

Last week on <i>Gotham</i>, Nygma went all Gothic on Penguin’s psyche, Selina is unable to spot her mom scamming her, Gordon narrowly dodged having to beat up Zsasz again, and, oh yeah, reanimated corpses are running around the city, Frankenstein-style. And yes, they’re working on a Franken-Joker, er, …

Katy Perry Sharing Super Bowl Advice With Lady Gaga Before Halftime Show

Katy Perry knows a thing or two about putting on an epic Super Bowl halftime show and she’s passing on her extensive knowledge to the great Lady Gaga …


Leslie Jordan Says ‘Will And Grace’ Is Coming Back With A New Batch Of Episodes

The teased revival of the NBC sitcom <i>Will & Grace</i> appears to have seemingly shifted into “confirmed” status. Series guest star Leslie Jordan has even attached a special number to the new run: 10. Ten episodes of <i>W&G</i> are apparently on their way.<p>KPBS spoke with Jordan ahead of his <i>Straight Outta</i> …

40 Pumpkin Recipes to Make All Autumn Long

Stock up on your Libby's cans now.<p>Pumpkin is a surprising powerhouse in the kitchen. It obviously shines in muffins, cakes and pies but also works well in savory dishes like pizza and chili. Get cooking, because you'll want to make all of these recipes before fall ends.

13 Natural Ways to Repel Mosquitoes

Pesky bugs have no chance of winning this battle.<p>You're outside grilling dinners, hosting parties — and fending off what feels like a never-ending supply of mosquitoes. If chemical sprays aren't your thing, try these 13 non-toxic bug repelling tricks instead.

Madonna, Kate Hudson and Cher Offer Prayers in Wake of Istanbul Airport Attacks:'Why's It So Hard To Love One Another?'

Hollywood stars are sending their prayers to Istanbul in the wake of a terrorist attack at their Ataturk airport Tuesday that left at least 41 people …


This Helpful Chart Shows How Long Wines Last Once Opened

It all depends on the type of wine.<p>Whether you're the ultimate oenophile in your group of friends, or just the occasional drinker, we bet you've pondered this question: How long will this bottle of wine last once I've opened it?<p>Can I indulge in another glass this weekend, or should I polish it off …

This Leopard Print Bread Makes for One Glam Breakfast

All it needs is a smear of Nutella to be the most Pinterest-y baked good ever.<p>We can all agree that bread is a beautiful thing. It comes in many shapes, sizes, and flavors, like this everything bagel monkey bread, or this lemon-glazed Earl Grey tea bread. There's even the often forgotten but …

The Internet Has Gone Crazy for This Spaghetti Recipe

And for a really good reason.<p>One of the best things about working at a food website is being so close to our readers. On Facebook, people exclaim "Making this for dinner!" and "Looks so yummy!" — and never hold back from sharing when you think something looks absolutely foul. It's our jobs to bring …

Jennifer Lawrence: Hunger Games star donates $2 million to Kosair Children's Hospital

After visiting patients at Kosair Children’s Hospital in her hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, Jennifer Lawrence donated $2 million to the …

15 Beds Made Much Cooler with IKEA Hacks

You'll rest easy in these clever creations.<p>These intrepid DIYers threw the typical sleeping set-up out the window. A new paint job, strategically placed curtains, and faux canopies take these beds from boring to brilliant.

21 Lovely Ways to Repurpose Your Wine Corks

Saving up supplies for a craft project has never been more fun.<p>Saving up supplies for a craft project has never been more fun.

10 Ways to Organize All of the Media in Your House

Even the nearly obsolete stuff (we like our DVD collection, OK?).<p>Even the nearly obsolete stuff (we like our DVD collection, OK?).

I made a Van Gogh gingerbread house!

Rare Christmas Full Moon Will Be the First Since 1977

The last time a full moon appeared on Christmas Day, Han Solo and Chewbacca were fighting Stormtroopers in “Star Wars.”<p>OK, so not everything has …