Lassie the Film

Home Improvement Ideas For Any Homeowner

When your home is looking drab, all you need to do is follow some of the tips from this site to begin making your home look great today. The following is designed to provide you with hundreds of home improvement tips so that you can get your home in working order.

If you have high electric bills each month, consider installing solar panels on your roof. While they may be expensive and labor intensive in the short run, in the long term you’ll cut down on your electric bill and contribute to helping the Earth through utilizing greener energy sources. There are also tax credits for those who install solar panels.

Painting the interior walls of your home can be a great way to freshen up your decor. Painting is inexpensive and allows for much creativity, based on your color choices. It’s also easy to change, should you decide to go in a different direction. To add a quick and effective punch to any room just grab a can of paint and go!

If you don’t have enough space for a small office, you can use a small portion of your living room for that purpose. Buy a small privacy screen and place a desk behind it with a matching chair. You can purchase small shelves to install on your wall to store your pens, pencils, staplers and other important items.

Seek out advice before starting on do it yourself projects. There may be important steps you will overlook if you don’t know what you are doing. Although many household jobs can be done yourself, it is always a good idea to ask an expert, like at http://www.homeproimprovement.com/, on how to do the job properly.

Don’t just dump your purses on the floor of your closet, organize them. Simply buy some silver hooks from your local Lowe’s or Home Depot. If the space allows, place the hooks on your closet bar and hang your purses on the hooks. Arrange them by size, shape or color. Whatever you do, you are sure to feel the benefits of the cleared up space.

Tame you clutter and label it practically for free. Sometimes we spend too much time thinking about organization and not enough time doing it. Go ahead, sort the jumble of clutter into free cardboard boxes and label the outsides with masking tape and an indelible marker. You can perfect it all later!

If you browse through the tips from this site, you are sure to find a tip that can bring your home to a whole new level of beauty. If you apply some of these tips today, your home will be on its way to truly being improved.

Posted on Apr 25, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off


How Much Is That Doggy In The Window?

Asta was a famous dog actor who starred in popular movies during the 1930s. He starred in movies such as The Thin Man and a variety of other Thin Man series that were extremely popular. The beloved dog also starred in a few television series. He is best known as the television dog of Nick and Nora Charles. You will find a variety of fan clubs online that feature famous dog stars of the past such as Lassie. The popular collie starred in the 1943 film, Lassie Come Home. The movie made Lassie a household name for the next few (more…)

Posted on Jun 16, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off


Living In The Doghouse With The Dog.

Famous dog actors have been a part of movies and television since the time of silent films. The first dog actor was a female border collie back in the days when movie theaters were just fledgling novelties. The two most famous classic dog actors are Lassie and Rin Tin Tin.

Rin Tin Tin wasn’t born into a Hollywood family or otherwise provided with the breaks that have allowed many actors to successfully break into the movie industry. As a pup, Rin Tin Tin (more…)

Posted on Apr 13, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off


Every Dog Has His (Or Her) Day.

Every Dog Has His Day is the 10th installment in the famous novel Hank the Cowdog series, which is a collection of humorous children’s fantasy novels. The book series was all written by John R. Erickson and was exemplified by Gerald L. Holmes.

Every Dog Has His/Her Day talks about the people who are coming to a ranch for round-up, and brings with them a border collie who’s name is Benny, and notably hated by Hank, (more…)

Posted on Jun 18, 2012 in Uncategorized | Comments Off


Dog Gone It! You Gone And Done It!

Married with Children ran for eleven years on the Fox Network. Buck, a Briard named Michael played the dog. The dog itself is not seen often. When the dog is seen, it is usually laying on the couch or on the stairs. It shares many of the same flaws as the rest of its television personality. The personality given to the dog is both sarcastic and lazy. Although the dog is lazy, Buck did find time to impregnate all the female dogs in his neighborhood at one point.

Michael (more…)

Posted on Sep 20, 2011 in Uncategorized | Comments Off


It’s A Dog, Dog, Dog, Dog, Dog World.

It’s a Dog, Dog, Dog, Dog, Dog World! Who can resist a pair of big brown eyes and the floppy ears of a canine companion? From Marmaduke to Benji we love our dogs. For many of us seeing dogs like these in movies or on TV makes us want to run right out and get one of our own. The talented pooches of Hollywood, and the entertainment world in general lend insight into all the (more…)

Posted on Sep 8, 2011 in Uncategorized | Comments Off


A Walk In The Park Or Who Pinched The Pouch?

Learning about the famous dog actors can be a good thing. The problem that may arise is not knowing anything about these dog actors. Then you will be left trying to figure out what information you can find about them. However, some of the information you should be the breed of the dog, and where they are from.

The breeds of the dogs is rather important to learn about. When a person learns about this aspect, it can be easy for them to see about the history of the dogs, but also if they may work for (more…)

Posted on Aug 27, 2011 in Uncategorized | Comments Off


Great Dog Movies for the Family

If you love Lassie, odds are you love dogs, so here’s a list of the best dog movies to watch with your kids or your spouse. If you’re lucky you may find some of these films listed at www.directstartv.com/ or OnDemand so turn on the tube and get watching!
101 Dalmatians: Great for kids, this classic animated tale teaches young ones about the power of family. Not only (more…)

Posted on May 30, 2011 in Uncategorized | Comments Off


Collie breeds and breeding

HistoryLassie shares a lineage with a breed of herding dogs that date back centuries. The Collie Club of America was formed in 1886, and even then the origins of the breed were shrouded in mystery. The name may derive from the Gaelic or Irish terms for “doggie”cilean and cilean. Other suggestions are that it comes from “coal” or the word “colley”a Sottish black-faced mountain sheep. Today, collies are bred for either the traditional herding profession or for shows and domestic environments. (more…)

Posted on Oct 1, 2010 in History | Comments Off


Turn your dog into a star

Okay, so the role of Lassie might be currently taken, but there’s always space for another star at the top, right? If you’re interested in turning your furry friend into a star, you’ll need to focus on dog training first. And if you have no idea how to go about doing that, wellyou’ve come to the right place.First, you’ll need to build up confidence in the animal, especially if it’s shy. To do this, find out what is setting the animal offfor example, people, cars, or other dogsand then slowly expose him to it. Be careful if other living things are involved, and make sure your dog’s leash is secure, but not so tight that he feels trappedthis can quickly instigate a fight. (more…)

Posted on Jul 20, 2010 in Training | Comments Off