As the weeks pass by, I cling to the small moments that fill my heart with so much joy. The Lord has been too good to me, and I want nothing more than to share that goodness with others.
This week was one of those “bucket list” kind of weeks.
I am grateful that I get to share this experience with the people I love most.
One of the best parts of this year has been sharing it with the people that love me most, my parents.
Attending local competitions is one of my favorite things to do as Miss South Dakota. It is inspiring to see other young women take the leap of faith and invest in themselves. It takes courage to step onto a pageant stage.
Reflecting on 2018 brings me nothing but joy.
24 weeks as Miss South Dakota. It doesn’t seem possible.
This year I get to spend Thanksgiving as Miss South Dakota. I am thankful for my family who never stopped believing in me, my friends who continuously cheer me on, and my Savior, Jesus Christ, for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
Veteran's Day, school visits, and a meet and greet event made for a busy week.
We teamed up with Prosperity Wealth Management to create an engaging Christmas activity for your family.
Miss South Dakota Pheasant Hunt
God showed up in a way a really cool way this week.
“Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.”
I returned home from Miss America exactly two weeks ago.
I hope you never fear those mountains in the distance
Never settle for the path of least resistance
Living might mean taking chances
But they’re worth taking
Loving might be a mistake
But it’s worth making
My time at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is something I will never forget.
Better late than never. Isn’t that how the saying goes?
Did you know that kids develop many of their money habits by age 7?
I was sad to leave Orlando and the exceptional women I met this week. But it’s not goodbye, just “see you later.” Next stop, Atlantic City.
“Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.”
The Five Foundations of Financial Literacy were developed based on my experiences raising lambs and my education in accounting and finance. Money $heep's goal is to help youth build a base of financial knowledge and draw upon their own personal experiences to apply them.
Learn about the Fifth Foundation of Financial Literacy, Investment Risk.
“We may encounter many defeats, but we must not be defeated.” – Maya Angelou
Week three brought 4th of July fun, sponsor visits, Miss America paperwork, and priceless time with the one and only Annie Woodmansey.
“Happiness is like a cat . . . "
My name is Carrie Wintle, and on June 16 a dream that was 10 years in the making came true. I was crowned Miss South Dakota.
Learn more about the Fourth Foundation of Financial Literacy and exciting news about the sequel to Mr. Money $heep.
Learn about what a South Dakota school did to take the Money $heep donation to the next level. Thank you to our generous sponsors for making this year's Money $heep Monday a success.
Guess who's back? Rayna and I are excited to announce our second book.
Learn about why Iggy Income is the Third Foundation of Financial Literacy.
Learn about the Second Foundation of Financial Literacy and meet Sally Savings.
Tune in for this week's Money $heep Monday, as Carrie talks about the First Foundation of Financial Literacy.
This summer marks 10 years since I was crowned Miss South Dakota's Outstanding Teen. Read my blog to get my perspective on the last ten years in the Miss South Dakota Organization.
Tune in for Money $heep's big announcement for Financial Literacy Month.
Recently, Miss America, Cara Mund, challenged titleholders to describe what being a Miss America titleholder meant.
Money $heep's goal is to donate a copy of Mr. Money $heep to every third grader in South Dakota. Watch the video to learn more about our project.
Christmas coffee cup and a good book. It does not get any better. I am currently reading a book called The Reason for God by Timothy Keller. I have not even made it past the introduction, but a sentence caught my attention and made me pause.
Last year, White Oaks Wealth Advisors generously sponsored 800 copies of Mr. Money $heep that were donated to the Pine Ridge and Rosebud Native American Reservations in South Dakota.
Do you ever experience a moment that feels like time is standing still? Well, that happened for me this weekend, and it was beautifully perfect.
One week ago, today, I was crowned Miss State Fair 2018 and took the first step toward Miss South Dakota 2018.
Get your copy of the Huron Plainsman to read about Mr. Money $heep.
This week's Money $heep Monday video blog is a website tutorial of Money $heep's new webpage. Check out money-sheep.com!
In two weeks, I will be at the South Dakota State Fair as the Featured author. Stop by the Education Building on September 3 to learn more about Money $heep, chat with me, and get your copy of Mr. Money $heep.
Welcome to Money $heep's brand new site. Money $heep's goal is to help youth build a base of financial knowledge that they can use to tackle the financial world we live in. Today, I would like to introduce myself, Carrie Wintle.
Learn more about how my education plays a role in Money $heep.
Today I talk about the generous sponsorship from White Oaks Wealth Advisors and a question I was asked recently. See you next week.
Thanks for listening to the third version of Money $heep Monday. Today I talk a little bit about saving and investing. Enjoy.
Thanks for watching the 2nd Money $heep Monday video. Learn more about my book, Mr. Money $heep, and what's in store for the rest of April.
The first in a series of Money $heep Monday videos. Learn more about Money $heep, why I think it is valuable, and updates on Mr. Money $heep.