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mywedding.com Acquires Eco-Conscious Wedding Planning Resource Green Bride Guide

mywedding.com believes eco-friendly weddings are here to stay

CASTLE ROCK, Colo., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In honor of Earth Day, mywedding.com, the most informational and inspirational website for engaged couples reported its acquisition of the Green Life Guides, LLC. properties, Green Bride Guide and Green Mom Guide.   The acquisition further enhances mywedding.com's mission of helping couples at key life stages connect with relevant and unique content.

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"We have seen an intensifying desire to incorporate eco-friendly elements into wedding celebrations," said Woody Pastorius, CEO of mywedding.com. "Whether it is something as simple as using recycled paper for invitations or as complex as upcycling every piece of wedding décor, more brides are focusing on the effect their celebration has on the environment."

Kate L. Harrison founded Green Bride Guide in 2009 after the release of her best-selling book "The Green Bride Guide: How to Plan an Earth-Friendly Wedding on Any Budget".  Green Bride Guide has become the #1 resource for planning eco-friendly weddings in the world, providing ideas, products and services to over 1 million couples and industry professionals.

"Green has become mainstream, but major players in the wedding industry have been slow to catch on" said Harrison. "mywedding.com has always had a commitment to providing couples with the resources they need to plan their unique celebration. This acquisition is a testament to mywedding's commitment to the needs of today's couples. They truly understand that there are a growing number of couples that want their weddings to be beautiful, personal and kind to the earth."

The Green Bride Guide property perfectly complements mywedding.com, providing couples with content that is tailored to their specific interests. The addition of the Green Mom Guide property represents mywedding.com's first step into the parenting sphere, helping the company to better support eco-friendly focused couples as they move beyond their big day.

"I am thrilled to have our websites become part of such an innovative media company," said Kate L. Harrison. "This acquisition further validates that 'going green' is an approach to planning that is here to stay."

About mywedding.com

Celebrating 11 years of service in 2014, mywedding.com provides the complete guide map for every couple's wedding planning adventure. mywedding.com empowers couples to create a wedding that perfectly encompasses their style and budget. From checklists to inspiration galleries, mywedding.com delivers a robust offering of locally relevant and reliable resources, including a suite of free wedding planning tools all designed to guide couples on a stress-free journey to wedded bliss. For more information about mywedding.com and to start your journey, visit www.mywedding.com

Media Contact: Meghan Schoen, mywedding.com, 866.469.9333 ext 7205, [email protected]

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