6 Ways to make your home a sanctuary from the madness (PHOTOS)

People who say your home should be your sanctuary really have a lot of time because they probably don't work and most definitely don't have kids, pets, relatives, and a husband who's less than willing to put away his clothes and shoes in their place. There's no doubt that your house should be your place of refuge from the madness that we experience each day ... but who has time to rest? Maybe those people who live alone or have maids. Since that's not the case with me and my home, I had to get creative in order to find some tranquility within my own home--and let me tell you, I found it! Read on to find out how!

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Alicia Civita lives in Florida, with her Argentinian husband, her two boys, 7 and 10 years old, her two rescued pit bulls, a parrot, and a red bearded lizard. She has lived and written from Caracas, Madrid, Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, and New York, among other cities. Since becoming a mom she has learned to sew, craft, and play videogames. She dreams with hosting a party with all of her Facebook friends.

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I just listen to music I find relaxing or I curl up with a book.


I like to have a clean QUIET home.


I usually listen to music and relax once I have some time to myself.
I like the trees in the wall. I like to watch a little tv to relax
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