The Bartlemans

The only reason you'll fail is if you doubt yourself... Do you doubt yourself?
Ricky Bio

Hi, I'm Ricky


I like to help.

I'm a father, husband, web designer, developer, innovator and optimist.

I'm currently adventuring in Gilbert, AZ.

If you need someone to solve complex problems, let me know.

Dawn Bio

Hey, I'm Dawn


I like to laugh.

I'm a mother, wife, counselor, foodie and coffee lover.

I'm an Ohio transplant enjoying AZ

Let's grab a coffee and you can tell me about it.

Archer Bio

I'm Archer!


I like to play.

I'm a crawling, laughing, trouble making, lovable, adventure seeker.

I still live at home with my parents.

Follow my pictures as I explore, grow and learn.

This is where we live

Gilbert, AZ is one of the top 25 safest cities in the United States!


Restaurants

We have a ton of delicious local restaurants showcasing the talents of Arizonas best culinary entrepreneurs.

Parks

With sunshine most the year we have great outdoor activities all over town.

Entertainment

Wether you are looking for family fun night or a night out with friends, Gilbert has something to offer.

Shopping

There's a great outdoor mall, tons of plazas, popup farmers markets and more.

What are we up to?


Here are some photos from our social media.

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Archers first super cross. by bartlewife
Archers first super cross. by bartlewife
Archer and Leo are best buds by bartlewife
Archer and Leo are best buds by bartlewife
Fun morning in downtown Gilbert with my favorite buddy. by bartlewife
Fun morning in downtown Gilbert with my favorite buddy. by bartlewife
Archer's first school photos. 💕 by bartlewife
Archer's first school photos. 💕 by bartlewife
Archer realizing he really doesn't like cameras by bartle_man
Archer realizing he really doesn't like cameras by bartle_man
Archer before he decided he doesn't like cameras by bartle_man
Archer before he decided he doesn't like cameras by bartle_man
Hiking Hieroglyphic Trail with Archer and friends this morning. by bartlewife
Hiking Hieroglyphic Trail with Archer and friends this morning. by bartlewife
🌱 hydroponic tomatoes are finally starting to grow 🌱 by bartlewife
🌱 hydroponic tomatoes are finally starting to grow 🌱 by bartlewife
Archer loves Chipotle almost as much as his mommy. #BuiltOnBurritos by bartlewife
Archer loves Chipotle almost as much as his mommy. #BuiltOnBurritos by bartlewife
Park day - every day by bartlewife
Park day - every day by bartlewife
👅 by bartlewife
👅 by bartlewife
Family photo by bartlewife
Family photo by bartlewife
Short hiking trip in San Tan by bartlewife
Short hiking trip in San Tan by bartlewife
What a great day to play outside. by bartlewife
What a great day to play outside. by bartlewife
Playground peek a boo by bartlewife
Playground peek a boo by bartlewife
Bananas for night night by bartlewife
Bananas for night night by bartlewife
Out past our bed time - had a great dinner at Kai with great friends and now out dancing 💃 by bartlewife
Out past our bed time - had a great dinner at Kai with great friends and now out dancing 💃 by bartlewife
@bartlekid grabbed this luggage, turned to wave bye and then headed off down the aisles #allgrownup by bartle_man
@bartlekid grabbed this luggage, turned to wave bye and then headed off down the aisles #allgrownup by bartle_man
Archer loves to fall asleep to the gentle, soothing sounds of night fall strikes in destiny. by bartlewife
Archer loves to fall asleep to the gentle, soothing sounds of night fall strikes in destiny. by bartlewife
Archer's finished advent calendar - every day he got a new ornament for the tree or a gift for the boxes - on Christmas Day he got to put the star on top (but he actually put the star on a LONG time ago, shhh) by bartlewife
Archer's finished advent calendar - every day he got a new ornament for the tree or a gift for the boxes - on Christmas Day he got to put the star on top (but he actually put the star on a LONG time ago, shhh) by bartlewife
This morning I dreamt of candy canes and gingerbread men - mommy and daddy let me sleep in and when I woke up I opened presents full of new choochoos, bubbles, puzzles, and cars. I hope you all had a very merry Christmas. by bartlekid
This morning I dreamt of candy canes and gingerbread men - mommy and daddy let me sleep in and when I woke up I opened presents full of new choochoos, bubbles, puzzles, and cars. I hope you all had a very merry Christmas. by bartlekid
Surrounded by presents one year apart. by bartlewife
Surrounded by presents one year apart. by bartlewife
Christmas is such a special time 🎄 by bartlewife
Christmas is such a special time 🎄 by bartlewife
Christmas Eve jammies and toys with family. Archer is having a great time. by bartlewife
Christmas Eve jammies and toys with family. Archer is having a great time. by bartlewife
Archer - just looking like a big kid nbd by bartlewife
Archer - just looking like a big kid nbd by bartlewife
Helping Archer build his first DIY toy from Home Depot. Archer did a good job with the hammering. by bartlewife
Helping Archer build his first DIY toy from Home Depot. Archer did a good job with the hammering. by bartlewife
Archer is having fun decorating a gingerbread man at the Power Ranch Winter Wonderland by bartlewife
Archer is having fun decorating a gingerbread man at the Power Ranch Winter Wonderland by bartlewife
Instead of telling Santa what he wants for Christmas, we began a new tradition for Archer - he gets to be Santa for another kiddo. Archer picked his own Christmas Angel and got to help pick the gifts from the card. Another little boy's Christmas now inclu
Instead of telling Santa what he wants for Christmas, we began a new tradition for Archer - he gets to be Santa for another kiddo. Archer picked his own Christmas Angel and got to help pick the gifts from the card. Another little boy's Christmas now inclu
Winters in Arizona are the best. 🍂 by bartlewife
Winters in Arizona are the best. 🍂 by bartlewife
Friends! by bartlewife
Friends! by bartlewife
Toddler + advent calendar = cheating It's not the 14th yet little man! Thanks Nana Jo for the gift 😊 by bartlewife
Toddler + advent calendar = cheating It's not the 14th yet little man! Thanks Nana Jo for the gift 😊 by bartlewife
Silly selfies with Archer. He wanted to be a yeti this morning. by bartlewife
Silly selfies with Archer. He wanted to be a yeti this morning. by bartlewife
Zoo lights with Archer by bartlewife
Zoo lights with Archer by bartlewife
Zoo lights with Archer by bartlewife
Zoo lights with Archer by bartlewife
Zoolights with Archer by bartlewife
Zoolights with Archer by bartlewife
Yay! Organization makes me so happy. #OCDProblems by bartlewife
Yay! Organization makes me so happy. #OCDProblems by bartlewife
Archer is checking out his new toy room set up - we rearranged it and made room for Christmas while he was napping 😊 by bartlewife
Archer is checking out his new toy room set up - we rearranged it and made room for Christmas while he was napping 😊 by bartlewife
Archer's jammin! by bartlewife
Archer's jammin! by bartlewife
Our first turkey-coma victim. Arch is out!! by bartlewife
Our first turkey-coma victim. Arch is out!! by bartlewife
Archer wishes you a happy Thanksgiving. He is thankful for choochoos, robots, coloring books, story books, spaghetti, yogurt, mommy, daddy, grandma, grandpa, and anything with a blinking light or motor. 😊 by bartlewife
Archer wishes you a happy Thanksgiving. He is thankful for choochoos, robots, coloring books, story books, spaghetti, yogurt, mommy, daddy, grandma, grandpa, and anything with a blinking light or motor. 😊 by bartlewife
Get in my belly! I'm so thankful for delicious dinners. 😋 by bartlewife
Get in my belly! I'm so thankful for delicious dinners. 😋 by bartlewife
I'm basically a grown up now but my mommy and daddy need someone to hold their hands by bartlekid
I'm basically a grown up now but my mommy and daddy need someone to hold their hands by bartlekid
Giraffes at the zoo by bartlewife
Giraffes at the zoo by bartlewife
Feeding the ducks by bartlewife
Feeding the ducks by bartlewife
Got to leave work early today so I could have pie with a serious little man today. by bartlewife
Got to leave work early today so I could have pie with a serious little man today. by bartlewife
Archer helps grandma and grandpa decorate for Christmas. Photo credit - grandma! by bartlewife
Archer helps grandma and grandpa decorate for Christmas. Photo credit - grandma! by bartlewife
Archer and his Uncle Dallon ride a carousel! by bartlewife
Archer and his Uncle Dallon ride a carousel! by bartlewife
New ash blonde hair by bartlewife
New ash blonde hair by bartlewife
"But daddy, they came out of the box like that... What do you mean 'what about the black marker in your hand'?..." - Archer, caught in the act by bartlewife
I saw this meme floating around on Facebook, and this is my front room right now... I'm just saying.... #amazonannoymous by bartlewife
I saw this meme floating around on Facebook, and this is my front room right now... I'm just saying.... #amazonannoymous by bartlewife
Cheesin' with my little buddy. by bartlewife
Cheesin' with my little buddy. by bartlewife
So excited to finally get my necklace. They are made with milk to commemorate a chapter of my life with Arch. It also has arch's birthstone. I love it! by bartlewife
So excited to finally get my necklace. They are made with milk to commemorate a chapter of my life with Arch. It also has arch's birthstone. I love it! by bartlewife
Waving hello to the orangutan by bartlewife
Waving hello to the orangutan by bartlewife
Trick or treat or in Archer language - tiktatee by bartlewife
Trick or treat or in Archer language - tiktatee by bartlewife
Passing out candy in the neighborhood! by bartlewife
Passing out candy in the neighborhood! by bartlewife
Archer got to visit robot dinosaurs at the science museum today. by bartlewife
Archer got to visit robot dinosaurs at the science museum today. by bartlewife
Today my inner fat kid rejoices - I won a half dozen @mrnelsonscookies chocolate chip cookies. by bartlewife
Today my inner fat kid rejoices - I won a half dozen @mrnelsonscookies chocolate chip cookies. by bartlewife
Cute Halloween festival pictures? The struggle is real guys. The struggle is real. by bartlewife
Cute Halloween festival pictures? The struggle is real guys. The struggle is real. by bartlewife
Guess who? by bartle_man
Guess who? by bartle_man
Our first
Our first "for real mom??" moment lol by bartlewife
Made @bartlekid a custom water proof / erasable activity book! by bartle_man
Made @bartlekid a custom water proof / erasable activity book! by bartle_man
Cruising with Elmo. by bartlewife
Cruising with Elmo. by bartlewife
At the corn maze. It was HOT ☀️! Where's the fall weather? by bartle_man
At the corn maze. It was HOT ☀️! Where's the fall weather? by bartle_man
Fun morning with Pete (@bartlewife) by bartle_man
Fun morning with Pete (@bartlewife) by bartle_man
Corn maze by bartlewife
Corn maze by bartlewife
Pumpkin patch fun! by bartlewife
Pumpkin patch fun! by bartlewife
So awesome that I got to attend the smart conference today and see Dave Ramsey along with many other speakers in person. #smart2015 #debtfreeby33 by bartlewife
So awesome that I got to attend the smart conference today and see Dave Ramsey along with many other speakers in person. #smart2015 #debtfreeby33 by bartlewife
"Waking up" his BB-8 by bartlewife
Fun day looking at trains with @bartlekid @bartlewife and @kblasor by bartle_man
Fun day looking at trains with @bartlekid @bartlewife and @kblasor by bartle_man
Fun day looking at trains with @bartlekid @bartlewife and @kblasor by bartle_man
Fun day looking at trains with @bartlekid @bartlewife and @kblasor by bartle_man
Train station selfies with my little man ❤️🚞 by bartlewife
Train station selfies with my little man ❤️🚞 by bartlewife
Choo choo rides! by bartlewife
Choo choo rides! by bartlewife
Piggy backs at the mall, got archer his Halloween costume. Can't wait!! by bartlewife
Piggy backs at the mall, got archer his Halloween costume. Can't wait!! by bartlewife
Posted by archer by bartlewife
Posted by archer by bartlewife
Uh oh.... Busted tasting bubbles. 😋 by bartlewife
Uh oh.... Busted tasting bubbles. 😋 by bartlewife
Big boy dinner. by bartlewife
Big boy dinner. by bartlewife
Injectable dessert by bartlewife
Injectable dessert by bartlewife
Wednesday night jam session - Ricky's on guitar and Archer is on vocals. by bartlewife
Wednesday night jam session - Ricky's on guitar and Archer is on vocals. by bartlewife
Looking dapper at the Distinguished Gentleman's Ride #DGR2015 by bartle_man
Looking dapper at the Distinguished Gentleman's Ride #DGR2015 by bartle_man
Archer posing with grandpa before his Distinguished Gentleman's Ride to raise awareness for prostate cancer. #BeatCancer by bartlewife
Archer posing with grandpa before his Distinguished Gentleman's Ride to raise awareness for prostate cancer. #BeatCancer by bartlewife
Beep beep! by bartlewife
Beep beep! by bartlewife
We got Archer a Mr. Potato Head - he's pretty good at putting it together, minus the parrot ear... by bartlewife
We got Archer a Mr. Potato Head - he's pretty good at putting it together, minus the parrot ear... by bartlewife
Got to watch the sunrise with @bartlekid by bartle_man
Got to watch the sunrise with @bartlekid by bartle_man
My co-worker while he's getting better by bartle_man
My co-worker while he's getting better by bartle_man
Trying on grandma's glasses. by bartlewife
Trying on grandma's glasses. by bartlewife
Mommy's big helper by bartlewife
Mommy's big helper by bartlewife
Bye bye nursery - hello playroom built for a toddler! by bartlewife
Bye bye nursery - hello playroom built for a toddler! by bartlewife
The epic freezer!! Look how much food I made! by bartlewife
The epic freezer!! Look how much food I made! by bartlewife
Alright kitchen, it's me and you again today. I've been trying to make as much of my once a month meals dinners as possible while I'm off work so we have a stocked freezer for family meals. Still on the agenda today after a full day of cooking yesterday -
Alright kitchen, it's me and you again today. I've been trying to make as much of my once a month meals dinners as possible while I'm off work so we have a stocked freezer for family meals. Still on the agenda today after a full day of cooking yesterday -
Rusty butterfly by bartlewife
Rusty butterfly by bartlewife
Green butterfly by bartlewife
Green butterfly by bartlewife
Archer hung out with butterflies today. by bartlewife
Archer hung out with butterflies today. by bartlewife
The road home by bartlewife
The road home by bartlewife
Desert life. by bartlewife
Desert life. by bartlewife
Took the jeep out for Archers first official off road adventure. He had fun and enjoyed our picnic at the top of the mountain. by bartlewife
Took the jeep out for Archers first official off road adventure. He had fun and enjoyed our picnic at the top of the mountain. by bartlewife
Swinging Saturday by bartlewife
Swinging Saturday by bartlewife
Ricky got me beautiful flowers for my last day at work. My coworkers and clients treated me with balloons, flowers, cards, donuts, cheesecakes, lots of hugs, and a farewell dinner. I have truly enjoyed the last 3 years with my friends. I'll miss you guys!
Ricky got me beautiful flowers for my last day at work. My coworkers and clients treated me with balloons, flowers, cards, donuts, cheesecakes, lots of hugs, and a farewell dinner. I have truly enjoyed the last 3 years with my friends. I'll miss you guys!
Celebration dinner for @bartlewife by bartle_man
Celebration dinner for @bartlewife by bartle_man
Throw! by bartlewife
Throw! by bartlewife