We had the good fortune of connecting with Kari Loth and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Kari, is there something that you feel is most responsible for your success?
I think there are many reasons why my wedding planning business, Southern Bash, has found success in just a few short years. 1. I only take about 24 weddings a year, so each wedding gets the personal touch it deserves. 2. Whether my couple met at 15 or 50, I get to know and love my brides and grooms and they become like family. 3. I realize that each wedding day is about the marriage, not just the wedding, and I am honored and blessed to be a part of every event I plan. 4. I offer partial planning and full services, as well as add-ons such as rehearsal dinners. This is your time not to worry or stress the details! 5. You can expect excellence, organization, attention to detail, and fun, combined with a touch of southern class.

Can you give our readers an introduction to your business? Maybe you can share a bit about what you do and what sets you apart from others?
I am most proud of the success I have had in starting my own business from scratch. Getting trained by the American Association of Certified Wedding Planners was certainly a jumping point that helped me get my business started in an organized fashion. Starting a new business was not easy but nothing you really desire is. It took lots of hard work, support from family, couples that believed in me, determination, and prayer. Each wedding teaches me a new lesson! 🙂 I incorporate those lessons into the next wedding to make each one better and more organized than the last. I would like the world to know that they can get their dream wedding planned with Southern Bash. We combine the warmth of friends listening to great music with the liveliness of that time you’ll never forget. More than an event planner, we bring hospitality, charm, and charisma to your party that will have guests saying “remember when…?” for years to come

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
If a friend was coming to McKinney, I would show them to McKinney town square. We could eat a light brunch at Spoons Cafe, do some antique shopping, eat lunch at Hugs Cafe (a restaurant employed by special needs adults), a little more sightseeing on the square, and then an afternoon glass of wine at Landons. After a change for dinner, we could eat at Cadillac Pizza and enjoy some live music at one of the numerous places in McKinney.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I would like to give a shout-out to my hubby and kids who believed in me and are so gracious when I am gone all weekend! Also, thank you to my first wedding couple – Connor and Rachel – they took a chance on me!

Website: https://southernbash.com/

Instagram: Southernbashevents

Facebook: Southern Bash

Image Credits
J L Glamour Silver Bear Creative Jessica Ross Jess Cardwell

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