#20MinuteMissions | Week 1 (Spice Cabinet)

Hey all! Just a quick check-in, with my results from the first week of 20 Minute Missions.

My spices drawer (and the oil, vinegar and sauces drawer below it) is decluttered and containerized.

Here’s a look at my “before” pictures.

I combined and tossed duplicates (I had four cayenne peppers 😲), and labeled the lids to make it quicker and easier to grab the right one when I’m cooking.

Before I put everything back, I gave a good wipe down to the rather sticky, icky drawers.

I will tell you that I briefly considered alphabetizing them because I though that would “look good” on Instagram. But I quickly snapped out of that silliness. Maintenance would be way too annoying.

Are you joining me for the 20 Minute Missions? This upcoming week’s assignment is the dreaded Tupperware cabinet. Here’s a look at all the missions (if you need to play catch up, or want to plan ahead):

  1. Week of February 11 – Spice Cabinet
  2. Week of February 18 – Tupperware Drawer
  3. Week of February 25 – Under the kitchen sink
  4. Week of March 4 – Refrigerator
  5. Week of March 11 – Freezer / deep freezer
  6. Week of March 18 – No mission (Happy Purim!)
  7. Week of March 25 – Pantry (one shelf or area is fine!)
  8. Week of April 1 – Kitchen junk drawer
  9. Week of April 8 – Kitchen / island counter
  10. Week of April 15 – No mission (Happy Pesach!)
  11. Week of April 22 – No mission (Happy Pesach!)
  12. Week of April 29 – Linen closet
  13. Week of May 6 – No mission (Happy Yom Ha’Atzamaut!)
  14. Week of May 13 – Guest or kids’ bathroom
  15. Week of May 20 – Master bathroom
  16. Week of May 27 – Coat closet / entryway
  17. Week of June 3 – Kids’ bedroom closet
  18. Week of June 10 – No mission (Happy Shavuot!)

If you’re interested in joining along – and I hope you are! – you can sign up for the email below list, and I’ll be sure to send you a friendly reminder and some before & after shots of my own progress each week.

And if you want to share your own accomplishments (do it, do it!) on Facebook or IG, be sure to hashtag them #20minutemissions, so we can all find them!


  1. hatzlacha! i found that my biggest challenge with this sort of “mission” is that by the time you are a couple months in you need to put those first assignments back on the list!

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