Domestic Violence Awareness

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This is for all the Trash the Dress women who have survived abusive marriages. I am especially grateful for those who spoke out about their past and shared their stories in the book. Here’s to bravery.


Adopt a Dog.


Trash the Dress on Yahoo! Health

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Some of the Trash the Dress private online support group members and I spoke with Yahoo! Health about dating post-divorce in your 20s. It’s a really great in-depth feature! Read, “Divorced — And Dating Again — Before Most of Your Friends Are Engaged.”‘

4 Ways To Throw An Epically Rockstar DIVORCE Party

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Why mourn when you can celebrate?

Many of Hollywood’s beloved couples — Blake and Miranda, Gavin and Gwen, Kermit and Miss Piggy —are calling it quits and making divorce a trending topic of internet conversation. Outsiders naturally mourn the end of marriages.

However, there’s a celebratory divorce movement happening among those finding their own happily ever after marriage. These newly un-weds are throwing themselves divorce parties to kick start their new leases on life.

Party planner extraordinaire, Cornelia Guest of Cornelia Guest Events, offers four inspiring divorce party themes below. Cornelia has had her pulse on the hottest party trends for decades, having planned affairs for some of the top style-makers in the industry, including Donna Karan, Estee Lauder, MAC Cosmetics, and Badgley Mischka.
Read her tips on my article, “4 Ways To Throw An Epically Rockstar DIVORCE Party.”

Mallory Trashed her Dress in a Color Run!


Trash the Dress private online support group member Mallory trashed her wedding dress. She shares,” After my divorce I decided I would love to trash my dress. I ran the color run 5K when it came to my town and welcomed the corn starch paint as they threw it on me at each station. I stood out that day at that race, but most of all I felt not only proud but free!”

Love it!


Trash the Dress Bridal Shower!

My bff (referred to as “Penny” in my  book, “Trash the Dress: Stories of Celebrating Divorce in your 20s”) is getting remarried next month! Here we are at her bridal shower this past weekend. It was an intimate lunch with close friends. No big party needed this time around!

Here’s more proof of love and marriage post-divorce in your 20s. Happily ever after in your 30s!


Penny and me. If you’re a Hanson fan like we are, then you’ll appreciate that caption.


Sarah’s Divorce Party Cake

Trash the Dress private Facebook support group member Sarah just threw herself a divorce party.

How fabulous is this cake?!


Here’s the Cosmopolitan Middle East Article Featuring Trash the Dress

Here’s the Cosmopolitan Middle East Article Featuring Trash the Dress author Joelle Caputa and our support group member, Briana! The 7 steps to divorce celebration are adapted from the book, which you can order on Amazon.


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Trash the Dress featured in Cosmo Middle East


Trash the Dress is featured in the Real Life cover story for Cosmo Middle East’s July/ August issue- out now. Read my interview and find out the seven phases of young divorce. The story also includes a spotlight on Trash the Dress member Briana!

Trash the Dress Featured on She Knows


Husband-hunting is the worst part of a Christian upbringing– and a cause of young divorce! Read my interview, which features excerpts of the book at SheKnows. Read the article Christianity made me obsessed with finding a husband.