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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Nom nom nom by bartlekid
Nom nom nom by bartlekid
Today we enrolled Archer in a preschool to help him socialize and get more sensory experiences - he already made a friend and is sharing during the open house tour! by bartlewife
Today we enrolled Archer in a preschool to help him socialize and get more sensory experiences - he already made a friend and is sharing during the open house tour! by bartlewife
Pretty flowers! by bartlewife
Pretty flowers! by bartlewife
Polaris loves baby-man-beast at breakfast time! by bartlewife
Polaris loves baby-man-beast at breakfast time! by bartlewife
Just found a photo from 2005. I was so skinny! by bartle_man
Just found a photo from 2005. I was so skinny! by bartle_man
Having fun with daddy at Mason's first birthday! by bartlewife
Having fun with daddy at Mason's first birthday! by bartlewife
Your new chariots have been assembled @bartlekid! Only forgot to install 1 wheel spacer and have 5 bonus screws leftover! by bartle_man
Your new chariots have been assembled @bartlekid! Only forgot to install 1 wheel spacer and have 5 bonus screws leftover! by bartle_man
It's the weekend!! 💕 Time to enjoy my little boy. by bartlewife
It's the weekend!! 💕 Time to enjoy my little boy. by bartlewife
Yummy shoes! by bartle_man
Yummy shoes! by bartle_man
Archer loves his music class, so glad my parents could take him to his make up class this morning. I loved the picture-grams! by bartlewife
Archer loves his music class, so glad my parents could take him to his make up class this morning. I loved the picture-grams! by bartlewife
Love my little boy so much. by bartlewife
Love my little boy so much. by bartlewife
Ahhhh, time to kick my feet up. This clean kitchen just cooked up 56 meals for the month. I've got 8 more breakfast burritos to make tomorrow night... I love @onceamonthmeals 💕#OAMM #onceamonthmeals by bartlewife
Ahhhh, time to kick my feet up. This clean kitchen just cooked up 56 meals for the month. I've got 8 more breakfast burritos to make tomorrow night... I love @onceamonthmeals 💕#OAMM #onceamonthmeals by bartlewife
So much spices, can't wait to eat this! Buffalo chicken chili!! by bartlewife
So much spices, can't wait to eat this! Buffalo chicken chili!! by bartlewife
After two years of neglect, my scooter will be going to a new home today. Bye scoots! I loved you so! Once archer is older I will get a new one, but for now Ricky and I will just share his. by bartlewife
After two years of neglect, my scooter will be going to a new home today. Bye scoots! I loved you so! Once archer is older I will get a new one, but for now Ricky and I will just share his. by bartlewife
A cow, a pig, and some chickens walk into my kitchen. Yum. by bartlewife
A cow, a pig, and some chickens walk into my kitchen. Yum. by bartlewife
Happy national siblings day by bartle_man
Happy national siblings day by bartle_man
Yay! My smiley happy little man is on the rebound. I've missed his laughter while he has been under the weather. 💕 by bartlewife
Yay! My smiley happy little man is on the rebound. I've missed his laughter while he has been under the weather. 💕 by bartlewife
He wanted to throw the ball to Polaris, but Polaris bailed. Poor little buddy!! by bartlewife
He wanted to throw the ball to Polaris, but Polaris bailed. Poor little buddy!! by bartlewife
The fuzzbutt!! by bartlewife
The fuzzbutt!! by bartlewife
A year ago we were heading home from the hospital, this year we headed home from a birthday trip to San Diego. What an amazing year we've had!! I still can't believe my sweet boy is 1... #timehop by bartlewife
A year ago we were heading home from the hospital, this year we headed home from a birthday trip to San Diego. What an amazing year we've had!! I still can't believe my sweet boy is 1... #timehop by bartlewife
🎶happy birthday to you...🎶 Archer getting his cupcake. Thanks Dallon for the great pic! by bartlewife
🎶happy birthday to you...🎶 Archer getting his cupcake. Thanks Dallon for the great pic! by bartlewife
Archers first birthday party. I'm so glad everyone was able to make it out today!! by bartlewife
Archers first birthday party. I'm so glad everyone was able to make it out today!! by bartlewife
Seeing the sleepy pandas at the San Diego Zoo yesterday. Archer had a great time! by bartlewife
Seeing the sleepy pandas at the San Diego Zoo yesterday. Archer had a great time! by bartlewife
Sunset with the family by bartle_man
Sunset with the family by bartle_man
Dinner with a view... of a wedding! #congrats #strangers #goodluck by bartle_man
Dinner with a view... of a wedding! #congrats #strangers #goodluck by bartle_man
Archers first time to the beach! He loved it! by bartle_man
Archers first time to the beach! He loved it! by bartle_man
Somebody loves the beach!! by bartlewife
Somebody loves the beach!! by bartlewife
In honor of archers first birthday, here's a #tbt picture of me on my first birthday. by bartlewife
In honor of archers first birthday, here's a #tbt picture of me on my first birthday. by bartlewife
Birthday dinner for our little buddy! We love you! 💕 by bartlewife
Birthday dinner for our little buddy! We love you! 💕 by bartlewife
Archers first dinosaur encounter by bartle_man
Archers first dinosaur encounter by bartle_man
Smile Arch! We are off to San Diego to play in the sand! #ArchersFirstBirthday by bartlewife
Smile Arch! We are off to San Diego to play in the sand! #ArchersFirstBirthday by bartlewife
Today I turn 1! Thanks for watching me grow! by bartlekid
Today I turn 1! Thanks for watching me grow! by bartlekid
This month in #BartleBaby news - HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! Archer celebrates his first birthday today. This year has gone by way too fast. Archer can stand on his own, walks holding one hand. He is full of giggles and love. He can tell you what a doggie says, says
This month in #BartleBaby news - HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! Archer celebrates his first birthday today. This year has gone by way too fast. Archer can stand on his own, walks holding one hand. He is full of giggles and love. He can tell you what a doggie says, says
Last day as a baby, toddlerhood here we come!! by bartlewife
Last day as a baby, toddlerhood here we come!! by bartlewife
Admitted. Waiting for my little April Fooler one year ago. Can't believe it's been a year already. #timehop by bartlewife
Admitted. Waiting for my little April Fooler one year ago. Can't believe it's been a year already. #timehop by bartlewife
Some rent inspired chalkboard typography for archers first birthday. by bartlewife
Some rent inspired chalkboard typography for archers first birthday. by bartlewife
Cool birthday cake stand! by bartle_man
Cool birthday cake stand! by bartle_man
Baby breakfast 💕 by bartlewife
Baby breakfast 💕 by bartlewife
Sneaky play - he's not supposed to have the remote 🙈 by bartlewife
Sneaky play - he's not supposed to have the remote 🙈 by bartlewife
......aaaand the first place prize in the fighting sleep tournament goes to.... ARCHER DILLON 🎉🏆👏👏👏👏 by bartlewife
......aaaand the first place prize in the fighting sleep tournament goes to.... ARCHER DILLON 🎉🏆👏👏👏👏 by bartlewife
Archer knows how to play April Fools pranks, and I had a feeling he would... #timehop by bartlewife
Archer knows how to play April Fools pranks, and I had a feeling he would... #timehop by bartlewife
Typical AZ sunset, gorgeous as usual! by bartle_man
Typical AZ sunset, gorgeous as usual! by bartle_man
Musician in training 💕 by bartlewife
Musician in training 💕 by bartlewife
Drooling nasty geese harassing the Cooks! Lol!! by bartlewife
Drooling nasty geese harassing the Cooks! Lol!! by bartlewife
Archer got a new friend today! by bartlewife
Archer got a new friend today! by bartlewife
Fun at the splash pad by bartle_man
Fun at the splash pad by bartle_man
Parent's night out for Van's birthday - nitro porter at WOB. by bartlewife
Parent's night out for Van's birthday - nitro porter at WOB. by bartlewife
Getting super excited for Archer's 1st bday party! Getting the decorations together. #sockmonkey #1stbirthday by bartlewife
Getting super excited for Archer's 1st bday party! Getting the decorations together. #sockmonkey #1stbirthday by bartlewife
In an effort to entertain archer, I stuck a suction cup toy firmly to my forehead. Well, it stuck a little too firmly.... So, at least I have bangs? Haha!! 😳 by bartlewife
In an effort to entertain archer, I stuck a suction cup toy firmly to my forehead. Well, it stuck a little too firmly.... So, at least I have bangs? Haha!! 😳 by bartlewife
RIP.... Dammit. by bartlewife
RIP.... Dammit. by bartlewife
We got our second chair! Hooray! by bartlewife
We got our second chair! Hooray! by bartlewife
Is this how you sit in the chair? by bartlekid
Is this how you sit in the chair? by bartlekid
Don't usually get skies like this in the east at sunset by bartle_man
Don't usually get skies like this in the east at sunset by bartle_man
Friday lunches are the best! by bartlewife
Friday lunches are the best! by bartlewife
Yay! My coworker won a Fitbit, but since she already had one she gave it to me! Thanks Amy, you rock! by bartlewife
Yay! My coworker won a Fitbit, but since she already had one she gave it to me! Thanks Amy, you rock! by bartlewife
I miss this little guy so much while I'm at work. 2 more hours to go!! by bartlewife
I miss this little guy so much while I'm at work. 2 more hours to go!! by bartlewife
Shopping! by bartlewife
Shopping! by bartlewife
Splash pad is serious business and must be inspected before it can be enjoyed. by bartlewife
Splash pad is serious business and must be inspected before it can be enjoyed. by bartlewife
Archer smiles on Wednesday night - photo credit @kblasor by bartlewife
Archer smiles on Wednesday night - photo credit @kblasor by bartlewife
Stopped by to check on the garden this morning while waiting for my coffee. So many sprouting goodies! by bartlewife
Stopped by to check on the garden this morning while waiting for my coffee. So many sprouting goodies! by bartlewife
Got ONE of my new chairs for our breakfast nook... The other one is a special order and should be in in about a week. by bartlewife
Got ONE of my new chairs for our breakfast nook... The other one is a special order and should be in in about a week. by bartlewife
Why a fun and busy day, good night! by bartlewife
Why a fun and busy day, good night! by bartlewife
Baby circle anniversary edition! Can't believe these peanuts are turning a year old already. Happy birthday Braxton!! by bartlewife
Baby circle anniversary edition! Can't believe these peanuts are turning a year old already. Happy birthday Braxton!! by bartlewife
I had a fun time celebrating my friend Braxton's first birthday. I got to see lots of my friends there! Happy birthday Braxton! by bartlekid
I had a fun time celebrating my friend Braxton's first birthday. I got to see lots of my friends there! Happy birthday Braxton! by bartlekid
It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a helicopter convoy? by bartlewife
It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a helicopter convoy? by bartlewife
Early birthday present. 💕 by bartlewife
Early birthday present. 💕 by bartlewife
Ok, maybe nature isn't so bad, right arch??? by bartlewife
Ok, maybe nature isn't so bad, right arch??? by bartlewife
I don't know about these bubbles... by bartlekid
I don't know about these bubbles... by bartlekid
Working a half day means going for a nice long walk with this peanut this morning 💕 by bartlewife
Working a half day means going for a nice long walk with this peanut this morning 💕 by bartlewife
It wasn't until the fifth bite of stale cereal that I realized it had bonus protein! by bartle_man
It wasn't until the fifth bite of stale cereal that I realized it had bonus protein! by bartle_man
This month in #BartleBaby news - we are ending our first year already, I can't believe it! Archer has really started to love eating solids, especially the flavors with lots of spices and variety! This month he learned to give kisses and still waves to any
This month in #BartleBaby news - we are ending our first year already, I can't believe it! Archer has really started to love eating solids, especially the flavors with lots of spices and variety! This month he learned to give kisses and still waves to any
Amy and I tend to wear coordinating outfits just by chance, but Amy, your shirt doesn't have an awkward toothpaste stain on it this morning... Amy: oh, yes it does! TWINSIES in clumsy oral hygiene! Lol. Now I'm going to try to get this stain off some more
Amy and I tend to wear coordinating outfits just by chance, but Amy, your shirt doesn't have an awkward toothpaste stain on it this morning... Amy: oh, yes it does! TWINSIES in clumsy oral hygiene! Lol. Now I'm going to try to get this stain off some more
I love my furry brother, Polaris! by bartlekid
I love my furry brother, Polaris! by bartlekid
Getting rid of stuff!! (Again, lol) IKEA grey-blue dish set - 6 soup bowls, plates, and small plates, 4 pasta bowls. 7 white stoneware plates, and 3 squarish plasticky bowls (very descriptive!) you can come get them for free or throw us a few bucks if you
Getting rid of stuff!! (Again, lol) IKEA grey-blue dish set - 6 soup bowls, plates, and small plates, 4 pasta bowls. 7 white stoneware plates, and 3 squarish plasticky bowls (very descriptive!) you can come get them for free or throw us a few bucks if you
Picking out toys at Target - matching boys. by bartlewife
Picking out toys at Target - matching boys. by bartlewife
💕 1 month left of this
💕 1 month left of this "baby" business. Where did the time go? #almostatoddler #almost1 by bartlewife
"Hi, I'm archer, and I brought the followng letters to my mommy to play with: N,O,P, and R. Mommy asked if I would pick more appropriate letter combinations, but I can't spell so I don't know what I did wrong. Do you?" by bartlewife
Love is in the air by bartle_man
Love is in the air by bartle_man
Stepping up my walking routine with a 20lb weighted vest. I'm probably going to need a wambulance... 🚑 by bartlewife
Stepping up my walking routine with a 20lb weighted vest. I'm probably going to need a wambulance... 🚑 by bartlewife
Morning plays 💕 by bartlewife
Morning plays 💕 by bartlewife
Planting day in the garden. 🌱 by bartlewife
Planting day in the garden. 🌱 by bartlewife
Beautiful sunset with a strange looking palm tree in the distance 😜 by bartle_man
Beautiful sunset with a strange looking palm tree in the distance 😜 by bartle_man
Hiking day! by bartlewife
Hiking day! by bartlewife
Anyone in the market or know anyone - selling archers graco duet soothe swing for $100. Perfect condition. It swing both directions and is a detachable bouncer with vibrations. by bartlewife
Anyone in the market or know anyone - selling archers graco duet soothe swing for $100. Perfect condition. It swing both directions and is a detachable bouncer with vibrations. by bartlewife
Old man malamute. by bartlewife
Old man malamute. by bartlewife
I don't want to leave this snugglebug to go to work today 💕 by bartlewife
I don't want to leave this snugglebug to go to work today 💕 by bartlewife
Sometimes you miss naps and have to sleep on some shoes instead. #babylife by bartlekid
Sometimes you miss naps and have to sleep on some shoes instead. #babylife by bartlekid
Ready for a hiking adventure! by bartlewife
Ready for a hiking adventure! by bartlewife
Busted. 😂 by bartlewife
Busted. 😂 by bartlewife
Dirt and weeds soon to be a garden. Work starts this week, I can't wait to get my hands dirty again! by bartlewife
Dirt and weeds soon to be a garden. Work starts this week, I can't wait to get my hands dirty again! by bartlewife
I literally get 1-3 messages a day from the health insurance market place. Thought I figured out how to stop it yesterday.... Guess not?? 😒 by bartlewife
I literally get 1-3 messages a day from the health insurance market place. Thought I figured out how to stop it yesterday.... Guess not?? 😒 by bartlewife
"PUNCHES!!!" -archer already #toddlerlife? by bartlewife
Archer punched the blossom off the flowers on the dinner table, so I assume it's just a Valentine's Day gift for my hair. Thanks Arch. Sorry about the flower QC olive mill lol! by bartlewife
Archer punched the blossom off the flowers on the dinner table, so I assume it's just a Valentine's Day gift for my hair. Thanks Arch. Sorry about the flower QC olive mill lol! by bartlewife
#tbt super hero in training. Photo courtesy of @jmerenea by bartlewife
#tbt super hero in training. Photo courtesy of @jmerenea by bartlewife
Baking up some lemon raspberry cupcakes for work 😋 by bartlewife
Baking up some lemon raspberry cupcakes for work 😋 by bartlewife
Archers excited it's almost Friday! by bartle_man
Archers excited it's almost Friday! by bartle_man
Letter baby. by bartlewife
Letter baby. by bartlewife
Archer asking to play in his jumper, so adorable. 😍 by bartlewife
Archer asking to play in his jumper, so adorable. 😍 by bartlewife
He's kinda freaked out by nature. That's not gonna fly buddy. by bartlewife
He's kinda freaked out by nature. That's not gonna fly buddy. by bartlewife