Nicole was an Air Force kid and grew up in Ohio, Florida, Germany, New Mexico, Virginia and finally Colorado, where she considers to be home. She graduated from UCCS with a BA in Communication. She worked as the office manager and event coordinator for Bass Pro Shops in Denver before leaving the full-time workplace to stay home after the birth of her first daughter, Olivia. Nicole now has two daughters, Olivia and Avery, and is married to her longtime love Zach Sheely. She enjoys traveling, visiting the ocean, cooking, hiking, and spending time with her family.