December 21, 2015 01:30 PM

Eva Longoria will soon be busy planning a wedding, but she’s also spent some time contemplating starting a family as well.

“I just turned 40, so I have thought, ‘Is time running out?’ ” the former Desperate Housewives actress says in the current issue of PEOPLE. “I should be thinking about [children], but I feel like my life is full.”

One thing filling her life aside from her fiancé José “Pepe” Bastón, are his three children from a previous marriage.

“They’ve been such a gift in my life. I don’t feel like we are lacking because we don’t have a baby,” says Longoria, whose new NBC comedy, Telenovela, premieres Jan. 4 at 8:30 p.m.

Cliff Watts

Cliff Watts

Not that she’s ruled out the possibility of having a child of her own.

“We are fulfilled,” she says of life with Bastón. “If there is anything else to come, it would be icing on the cake.”

For more on Longoria’s life with Bastón, pick up the latest issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Monday.

— Patrick Gomez

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