When you get engaged, picking the date is the first big decision you can make. But what does your wedding date say about your as a couple? What sort of wedding will you have and what might it say about your future? Professional astrologer Judi Vitale appeared on "The Early Show" Monday with some insight on the date of your big day:
CAPRICORN WEDDING DEC. 22-JAN. 19
This couple is dignified, putting on a reserved, sophisticated, even conservative front. But they are also packed with hidden down and dirty sensuality, just below the surface. The season is marked by winter energy, dignified but cozy. The colors will probably be neutral in tone, perhaps even blacks and whites, but don't be fooled. This couple might put on a front of the conservative, but their love life will be private, and more passionate than you think.
AQUARIUS WEDDING JAN. 20-FEB. 18
This couple is a meeting of the minds; smart, and unique. This means that they want their wedding to be unique, with special vows, a quirky location, or an odd party. They will make bold and unusual combinations for their weddings, strange color choices, settings and flowers that might surprise you. These couples bring out the best in one another, and they will push each other to always think outside of the box.
PISCES WEDDING FEB. 19-MARCH 20
This couple is soft, both of them dreamy. The wedding is therefore soft and dreamy, romantic but delicate. It will have fairy tale touches, perhaps a horse drawn carriage. Everything will subtly blend, including colors and flowers. This is a couple that will go through the flow.
"Early Show" co-anchor Maggie Rodriguez's wedding date: MARCH 15.
ARIES WEDDING MARCH 21-APRIL 19
This couple is bold, brash, energetic. This sun sign is the beginning of spring, and the earth is taking energy to blossom, break through. And that energy is going to translate to the wedding. Boisterous, the wedding will be great with bright color choices. This couple will always need to be looking for something fresh and exciting. Anniversary getaways to different spots will keep everything new, exciting and sexy.
COUPLE: Beyonce and Jay Z, April 4, 2008
IDEAL GIFT: 2 his/her adventure backpacks
TAURUS WEDDING APRIL 20-MAY 20
This couple is calmer, more secure, steadier. They are calmer, more down to earth, but maintain a certain sensuality. This couple enjoys life, but sensibly, always looking for bargains. The color schemes will be earth tones, browns, beiges. This is going to be a couple that doesn't like change, so they can get stuck in a rut, so be wary of monotony.
COUPLE: Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, April 30, 1988
IDEAL GIFT: Neutral Cozy Throw Pillows
GEMINI WEDDING MAY 21-JUNE 20
This is going to be an energetic wedding, as you are a chatty, networking couple. Things are happening around you, and your wedding will be a great place for people to make connections, reconnect with friends, and to communicate. The wedding will be unpredictable, just like you. But as a couple, you will be great at adaptation to almost any situation, any stage of life.
COUPLE: Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez, June 5, 2004
IDEAL GIFT: Telephones
"Early Show" co-anchor Harry Smith's Wedding Date: JUNE 14
CANCER WEDDING JUNE 21-JULY 22
You are a couple that is all about marriage, family and nesting. You will have a homey life, and a homey wedding full of family. Domesticity comes first, and that will be reflected in the way you stage your vows. Also, your wedding will be about having a big family, you will get sensible gifts that will stock your home for all the future arrivals. As a couple, in your future, you need to make sure you get some alone time. Cancer wedding couples often find their house always full, and are too concerned with their home. So make sure you reach out to each other.
COUPLE: Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck, June 29, 2005
IDEAL GIFT: Blender
LEO WEDDING JULY 23-AUG. 22
This is a time for weddings where the bride and groom want to be the king and queen. People who want to get married under Leo are regal, grand, dignified. This is the height of summer, so celebrations should be at their height. Nothing is too grand for a wedding under Leo. If economics are a concern, then perhaps Leo couples just have a big party, and small ceremony. A Leo couple will have high expectations of each other, in all aspects of life.
COUPLE: Ellen DeGeneres and Portia De Rossi, August 16, 2008
IDEAL GIFT: Spa Gift Baskets
VIRGO WEDDING AUG. 21-SEPT. 22
This couple is modest, practical, and thorough. The wedding will be detail oriented, with each part being practical, run like clockwork (no down time at a Virgo wedding, you will go from ceremony to receiving line, to banquet with great efficiency). These couples have an exacting nature, and will need to watch that in their future.
COUPLE: Gavin Rossdale and Gwen Stefani, August 14, 2002
IDEAL GIFT: Closet Organizer
LIBRA WEDDING SEPT. 23-OCT. 22
This couple is romantic, and wants to have a romantic wedding. They want their wedding to be beautiful and balanced, peaceful. These couples are looking to have weddings with rich hues, and quiet moods. The marriage itself will be marked by conflict, but these two will always know how to compromise. They will also both have a full understanding of shared time.
COUPLE: Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore, September 24, 2005
IDEAL GIFT: Delicate and Romantic Glass or Ceramic Vases
"Early Show" News Anchor Erica Hill's Wedding Date: OCTOBER 15
SAGITARIUS WEDDING NOV. 22-DEC. 21
This is a couple transformed by festive happiness. They consider their event blessed, and the wedding will be marked by unbounded positive energy, like a newborn puppy. It will be full of laughter and fun, and will produce a family full of adventure, ready for anything.