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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Polaris, on national dog day, I also wish you a happy 13th birthday. We love you old buddy. by bartlewife
Polaris, on national dog day, I also wish you a happy 13th birthday. We love you old buddy. by bartlewife
Honoring 100 years of National Parks, Archer shows off his Junior Park Ranger Badge. We can't wait to explore all of the beautiful parks with our little buddy. by bartlewife
Honoring 100 years of National Parks, Archer shows off his Junior Park Ranger Badge. We can't wait to explore all of the beautiful parks with our little buddy. by bartlewife
I got my first Junior Park Ranger badge after visiting my first National Monument this past weekend. I had a lot of fun staying in the woods, hiking, off-roaring in our new jeep, and visiting family. by bartlekid
I got my first Junior Park Ranger badge after visiting my first National Monument this past weekend. I had a lot of fun staying in the woods, hiking, off-roaring in our new jeep, and visiting family. by bartlekid
Morning stretch. As we packed up from our off the grid weekend archer requested
Morning stretch. As we packed up from our off the grid weekend archer requested "let's stay here". We love the outdoors! by bartlewife
Breaking it in. by bartlewife
Breaking it in. by bartlewife
In his element by bartlewife
In his element by bartlewife
by bartlewife
by bartlewife
He's growing so fast! by bartle_man
He's growing so fast! by bartle_man
Desert life. by bartlewife
Desert life. by bartlewife
Monkey see, monkey do. by bartlewife
Monkey see, monkey do. by bartlewife
How to train your dragon by bartlewife
How to train your dragon by bartlewife
Hungry toddler. by bartlewife
Hungry toddler. by bartlewife
This weekend I got a break from being a land-lover and went to a pirate party in my neighborhood. I made a jeweled saber, dug for treasure, and walked the plank. I learned that pirates' favorite letters are aye and arrrr. by bartlekid
This weekend I got a break from being a land-lover and went to a pirate party in my neighborhood. I made a jeweled saber, dug for treasure, and walked the plank. I learned that pirates' favorite letters are aye and arrrr. by bartlekid
This old dog... by bartlewife
This old dog... by bartlewife
so proud of my little man, I love how his school teaches responsibility and character. by bartlewife
so proud of my little man, I love how his school teaches responsibility and character. by bartlewife
Eberybodys posting their fitness selfies and I'm over here like... by bartlewife
Eberybodys posting their fitness selfies and I'm over here like... by bartlewife
Archer drew a friend on his chalk wall by bartlewife
Archer drew a friend on his chalk wall by bartlewife
Archer learns about minecraft - I predict BartleKid will be logging onto the server soon. by bartlewife
Archer learns about minecraft - I predict BartleKid will be logging onto the server soon. by bartlewife
Finally got a can of Dos Cabezas' sparkling pink wine. by bartlewife
Finally got a can of Dos Cabezas' sparkling pink wine. by bartlewife
Catching some air by bartlewife
Catching some air by bartlewife
First try at fishing at Woods Canyon Lake 🎣 by bartlewife
First try at fishing at Woods Canyon Lake 🎣 by bartlewife
Rain at the lake, blurry elk having lunch, families having fun 🍃 by bartlewife
Rain at the lake, blurry elk having lunch, families having fun 🍃 by bartlewife
In the morning, I like to ride my giraffe to school. by bartlekid
In the morning, I like to ride my giraffe to school. by bartlekid
Fun walk around Prescott #latergram by bartle_man
Fun walk around Prescott #latergram by bartle_man
Archer is a budding artist - he drew two rocket ships (top), a pirate ship (bottom left), and a kite (bottom right). #2yearoldchalkscribblesmakeamommyproud by bartlewife
Archer is a budding artist - he drew two rocket ships (top), a pirate ship (bottom left), and a kite (bottom right). #2yearoldchalkscribblesmakeamommyproud by bartlewife
We love the outdoors 💕🌳🍃 by bartlewife
We love the outdoors 💕🌳🍃 by bartlewife
Dinner with my best friend Leo! by bartlekid
Dinner with my best friend Leo! by bartlekid
A No. 14 by bartlewife
A No. 14 by bartlewife
Happy 33 Ricky! by bartlewife
Happy 33 Ricky! by bartlewife
Happy Friday from Archer, the Cookie Monster by bartlewife
Happy Friday from Archer, the Cookie Monster by bartlewife
Leave your mark at Liberty Market. by bartlewife
Leave your mark at Liberty Market. by bartlewife
Happy 9 year anniversary to my best friend and partner in crime! Here's to the next great adventure 🎉 by bartlewife
Happy 9 year anniversary to my best friend and partner in crime! Here's to the next great adventure 🎉 by bartlewife
Ears muffled for a fireworks show. Happy 4th of July from the Bartlemans!! by bartlewife
Ears muffled for a fireworks show. Happy 4th of July from the Bartlemans!! by bartlewife
Archer's a natural at air hockey. by bartlewife
Archer's a natural at air hockey. by bartlewife
Archer loves his friend by bartlewife
Archer loves his friend by bartlewife
Leo is my best buddy - I'm so glad we met 2.23 years ago. by bartlekid
Leo is my best buddy - I'm so glad we met 2.23 years ago. by bartlekid
An OCD day off - Pantry organization! by bartlewife
An OCD day off - Pantry organization! by bartlewife
This toddler loves Thai food. by bartlewife
This toddler loves Thai food. by bartlewife
Daddy's make.... Excellent motorcycle ramps. Happy Father's Day! by bartlewife
Daddy's make.... Excellent motorcycle ramps. Happy Father's Day! by bartlewife
Bye long hair! by bartlewife
Bye long hair! by bartlewife
Archer says
Archer says "night night!" by bartlewife
Sea life aquarium adventures by bartlewife
Sea life aquarium adventures by bartlewife
Hello sunshine! 🌻 by bartlewife
Hello sunshine! 🌻 by bartlewife
Smoothie time with grandpa 💕 by bartlewife
Smoothie time with grandpa 💕 by bartlewife
I found where @bartlekid has been hiding his Cheerios! 😂 by bartle_man
I found where @bartlekid has been hiding his Cheerios! 😂 by bartle_man
Had a great weekend! by bartle_man
Had a great weekend! by bartle_man
Bee kind 🐝 by bartlewife
Bee kind 🐝 by bartlewife
Dandelions - make a wish archer! by bartlewife
Dandelions - make a wish archer! by bartlewife
The cabin in the woods. by bartlewife
The cabin in the woods. by bartlewife
Let's never go home by bartlewife
Let's never go home by bartlewife
Outdoorsy little man by bartlewife
Outdoorsy little man by bartlewife
Playtime in the pines! by bartlewife
Playtime in the pines! by bartlewife
Polaris is teaching Archer the art of lizard hunting. by bartlewife
Polaris is teaching Archer the art of lizard hunting. by bartlewife
Fun day at the science museum by bartle_man
Fun day at the science museum by bartle_man
Couldn't imagine a better little human to call me mommy. I hope all the other moms out there are having a very happy Mother's Day. by bartlewife
Couldn't imagine a better little human to call me mommy. I hope all the other moms out there are having a very happy Mother's Day. by bartlewife
Buddy's at work. by bartlewife
Buddy's at work. by bartlewife
#datenight by bartlewife
#datenight by bartlewife
Run away horse - only in queen creek. by bartlewife
Run away horse - only in queen creek. by bartlewife
Windy nights call for kites. by bartlewife
Windy nights call for kites. by bartlewife
Archer got to be the flag holder in preschool today.  by bartlewife
Archer got to be the flag holder in preschool today. by bartlewife
Beautiful day with the family! by bartle_man
Beautiful day with the family! by bartle_man
Trains by bartlewife
Trains by bartlewife
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