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Saturday, December 1, 2012

Confession Time


I had a few different ideas on what I wanted to blog about today, but I chose to share something with all of you that on the surface may seem like not much of a surprise for an erotic romance author, but it really surprised me about myself. So here goes… I am a complete and total hopeless romantic. There I said it!

Now before all of you boo and hiss because you think this isn’t very big news, as most women and even some men are, let me elaborate just a bit. You see, I may even go so far as to call myself a ‘mush-aholic’. Yeah, you heard it here first. I am way past mushy and well on my way to a twelve step program. I am the type of woman who will actually cry if I see an image, hear a song or watch a movie that is just too touching.

Now, I bet you’re still thinking that doesn’t sound that bad, right? Well, it gets worse. You see I’m planning a wedding. My second in fact. Do you know how hard it is for a hopeless romantic to plan a wedding and not go full throttle into chick mode until she’s seeing hearts floating around in mid air, birds singing and she feel's like Cinderella about to marry her Prince Charming? Well, I’ll tell you. It’s not easy! LOL

I’ve done the whole big wedding things years ago. And NO I am NOT going to tell you how long ago that way. You’ll just have to all keep thinking that I’m still 29 years old. *winks* Anyway, back to the topic at hand. I am getting married again. And surprisingly, while I assumed if I ever took the plunge again that I’d run off to Vegas and do the Little Wedding Chapel of Love thing, I instead have found myself knee deep in preparing for a big wedding all over again. And you know what? I am loving every single moment of it. From fussing over invitations to being finicky over the perfect shade of napkins. I’ve become that girl! But, I am very proud to say that I have not reached Bridezilla mode, and to be sure that doesn’t happen I watch the show just to make sure I don’t notice any of those nasty little habits rearing their ugly head.

One thing I can say for certain is this. Regardless of how mushy, romantic and total chick-ish I become in the coming year, one thing I can promise is that I will love every minute of it. There is something about love and romance that makes all the bad days, stress and worries just wash away. So, you know what? I’m a mush-aholic and darn proud of it! I think I will ride this hopeless romantic thing for all it’s worth. After all life is too short and we may as well enjoy the blessings that we have, right?

I hope you all have a very Happy Holiday Season and don’t forget that Romance Books 4 Us is kicking off their Jingle Bells Contest today. So, please stop by the Romance Books 4 Us website and enter for your chance to win a $100 gift card as well as many other awesome prizes! Thanks for joining me during confession time. Have a wonderful Holiday Season! 
~ Nicole Morgan 

12 comments:

Sandy said...

Congratulations, Nicole. I'm so happy for you.

msspencerauthor said...

I don't think it was possible to miss the news that you're getting married, Nicole :) . I am SO glad you're going the big wedding route--this time you're right--you will enjoy every minute of it. Merry Christmas and happy happy! Meredith

jean hart stewart said...

A most refreshing column...Congratulations and best wishes to you and the lucky groom.

Rhonda D said...

Congratulations! and the best of luck with your wedding and marriage.

Nicole Morgan said...

Sandy - Thank you so much. :)

M.S. Spencer - LOL. Yeah, that facebook announcement really did get some attention. We sure shocked our friends. :) Thanks so much!

Jean Hart Stewart - Thanks so much, I'll be sure to tell him. :)

Rhonda - I appreciate that, Rhonda. Thanks! :)

Carrie Ann Ryan said...

Congrats hon!! I know you'll enjoy every moment of it!

Vanessa said...

Congratulations! IMHO sometimes when life has given us times of storm whenever it shows a few rainbows we recognise them for the hope and love they are meant to be. I am another who is touched by tender emotional moments... Just enjoy and I hope you and your husband to be enjoy numerous years of love, joy and peace.

Elf2060 said...

Congratulations! And there's nothing wrong with mushy...I cry at all kinds of things, especially weddings.

Nicole Morgan said...

Carrie Ann - Thanks sweetie! I appreciate that.

Vanessa - We're of like minds. :) I think there's always a silver lining to every dark cloud. :)

Elf - SEE! It's not just me then!! There must be others out there like us! LOL Thanks for stopping by :)

Cara Marsi said...

Nicole, I'm a romantic too. I think it's incredibly romantic that you're planning your wedding. Congratulations!

Marianne Stephens said...

We all are hopeless romantics or we couldn't write our books...or read them! Gotta love the search for romance and love...and the obstacles to overcome during the search. And then there's the HEA...
Keep us informed about your wedding plans!

Molly Daniels said...

Congratulations!!!!!!!

If I ever marry again, I'm torn between the run-off-to-Vegas way and doing the whole wedding dress and reception idea, since I neither wore the traditional dress nor had the DJ dream reception! But since it's looking as if that will happen when I'm 80, who knows? It could still go either way.

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