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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Music man by bartlewife
Music man by bartlewife
Archer wonders where his sun glasses are, but loves hanging out with his buddy Leo! by bartlewife
Archer wonders where his sun glasses are, but loves hanging out with his buddy Leo! by bartlewife
Ghost town afternoon by bartlewife
Ghost town afternoon by bartlewife
For Archer's teachers at school - the cutest little clown I have ever seen. by bartlewife
For Archer's teachers at school - the cutest little clown I have ever seen. by bartlewife
Some-bunny made a friend at the park today. by bartlewife
Some-bunny made a friend at the park today. by bartlewife
Archer calls Dutch Bros the coffee tunnel 😂 by bartlewife
Archer calls Dutch Bros the coffee tunnel 😂 by bartlewife
Archer started a new school today, he had a great first day and met lots of new friends. by bartlewife
Archer started a new school today, he had a great first day and met lots of new friends. by bartlewife
Making amends - archer has been acting scared and upset around Polaris lately, so it's nice to see them being friends. 🐶 by bartlewife
Making amends - archer has been acting scared and upset around Polaris lately, so it's nice to see them being friends. 🐶 by bartlewife
Today I realized the swirly design on my shirt is actually a pattern of little skunks. Mind. Blown. by bartlewife
Today I realized the swirly design on my shirt is actually a pattern of little skunks. Mind. Blown. by bartlewife
Shopping toddler! by bartlewife
Shopping toddler! by bartlewife
I had so much fun in the sand! by bartlekid
I had so much fun in the sand! by bartlekid
Giraffes having some food - the baby giraffe is so cute!! by bartlewife
Giraffes having some food - the baby giraffe is so cute!! by bartlewife
Penguins at the zoo yesterday by bartlewife
Penguins at the zoo yesterday by bartlewife
Zoo day was a hit! by bartlewife
Zoo day was a hit! by bartlewife
Discovery channel IRL. The kids are getting a bonus lesson in animal behavior - this one is called mating! by bartlewife
Discovery channel IRL. The kids are getting a bonus lesson in animal behavior - this one is called mating! by bartlewife
Fun at the zoo by bartle_man
Fun at the zoo by bartle_man
Let's
Let's "zoo" this! by bartlewife
Hanging out with my favorite dude in the whole world by bartle_man
Hanging out with my favorite dude in the whole world by bartle_man
Road trip ready! San Diego bound. by bartlewife
Road trip ready! San Diego bound. by bartlewife
Today I turned 2! I spent the day with friends and family. Tomorrow I get to go on an adventure to celebrate! I know all the rainbow colors - my favorite is yellow. I love coloring, and I even helped mommy with my chalkboard wall. I know how to count to 1
Today I turned 2! I spent the day with friends and family. Tomorrow I get to go on an adventure to celebrate! I know all the rainbow colors - my favorite is yellow. I love coloring, and I even helped mommy with my chalkboard wall. I know how to count to 1
Blow out the candles (thanks Leo for the cupcake and candles!) by bartlewife
Blow out the candles (thanks Leo for the cupcake and candles!) by bartlewife
Spaghetti dinner in a trolley car?! Archer is as happy as can be! Happy Birthday sweet boy! by bartlewife
Spaghetti dinner in a trolley car?! Archer is as happy as can be! Happy Birthday sweet boy! by bartlewife
Happy 2nd Birthday Archer! by bartlewife
Happy 2nd Birthday Archer! by bartlewife
Bye bye 1, it's been fun. Tomorrow I will wake up a 2 year old. I don't see what's so terrible about that! by bartlekid
Bye bye 1, it's been fun. Tomorrow I will wake up a 2 year old. I don't see what's so terrible about that! by bartlekid
So excited I finally got my tesla! Check out this beauty in my driveway!! #matchbox #agirlcandream by bartlewife
So excited I finally got my tesla! Check out this beauty in my driveway!! #matchbox #agirlcandream by bartlewife
Playing in the garden at school 🌱 by bartlewife
Playing in the garden at school 🌱 by bartlewife
Archer dives into spicy food. He liked it, in between making faces like he was going to be sick and chugging water. #builtbyburritos by bartlewife
Archer dives into spicy food. He liked it, in between making faces like he was going to be sick and chugging water. #builtbyburritos by bartlewife
Dying eggs is fun! by bartlewife
Dying eggs is fun! by bartlewife
Exploring his Easter basket. Happy Easter from the Bartlemans! by bartlewife
Exploring his Easter basket. Happy Easter from the Bartlemans! by bartlewife
Happy Friday from Archer by bartlewife
Happy Friday from Archer by bartlewife
Archer loves his first Jamba Juice! by bartlewife
Archer loves his first Jamba Juice! by bartlewife
Happy Friday! by bartlekid
Happy Friday! by bartlekid
Such a good helper. by bartlewife
Such a good helper. by bartlewife
The Govert-Bartleman gardening project. Leo and Archer had fun spreading dirt and accidentally stomping on seedlings together! by bartlewife
The Govert-Bartleman gardening project. Leo and Archer had fun spreading dirt and accidentally stomping on seedlings together! by bartlewife
This morning Archer participated in the Power Ranch egg scramble - he's scoping out the scene for his best plan of attack. by bartlewife
This morning Archer participated in the Power Ranch egg scramble - he's scoping out the scene for his best plan of attack. by bartlewife
Archer enjoyed seeing all the airplanes at Aviation Day. Grandpa taught him about different kinds of planes and helicopters. by bartlewife
Archer enjoyed seeing all the airplanes at Aviation Day. Grandpa taught him about different kinds of planes and helicopters. by bartlewife
My friend Braxton turned 2 this weekend and he had a big fun party! I slept through most of it on accident, but I got to spend a little bit of time jumping. I'm glad I felt better and could come play. Happy Birthday Brax! by bartlekid
My friend Braxton turned 2 this weekend and he had a big fun party! I slept through most of it on accident, but I got to spend a little bit of time jumping. I'm glad I felt better and could come play. Happy Birthday Brax! by bartlekid
I had a scary visit to the hospital last night but I'm feeling much better today by bartlekid
I had a scary visit to the hospital last night but I'm feeling much better today by bartlekid
Archer's new suitcase for his upcoming birthday trip. BB-8! by bartlewife
Archer's new suitcase for his upcoming birthday trip. BB-8! by bartlewife
Zoo day 🐅🐘🐒 by bartlewife
Zoo day 🐅🐘🐒 by bartlewife
by bartlewife
by bartlewife
Rail days with Archer by bartlewife
Rail days with Archer by bartlewife
Archer is so happy to be exploring trains at Arizona Rail Day! by bartlewife
Archer is so happy to be exploring trains at Arizona Rail Day! by bartlewife
Archer wants to #shareyourears by bartlewife
Archer wants to #shareyourears by bartlewife
I love my little buddy. 💕 by bartlewife
I love my little buddy. 💕 by bartlewife
Archer motorcycle shopping last year and this year. Now he's got the hang of things. Lol by bartlewife
Archer motorcycle shopping last year and this year. Now he's got the hang of things. Lol by bartlewife
Go Arch! by bartlewife
Go Arch! by bartlewife
Bike ride to lunch with my cool little dude. by bartlewife
Bike ride to lunch with my cool little dude. by bartlewife
Fun with friends 😊 by bartlewife
Fun with friends 😊 by bartlewife
Mmmm thanks @santanbrewing for a delicious dinner out. It was fun to meet some local brewmasters and hear more about their craft. We had a blast! by bartlewife
Mmmm thanks @santanbrewing for a delicious dinner out. It was fun to meet some local brewmasters and hear more about their craft. We had a blast! by bartlewife
Brewmasters Roundtable at San Tan Brewing. 4 breweries, 4 courses of paired beers. Cheers! by bartlewife
Brewmasters Roundtable at San Tan Brewing. 4 breweries, 4 courses of paired beers. Cheers! by bartlewife
Copying grandpa by bartle_man
Copying grandpa by bartle_man
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