Now, not everything in this book is hopelessly, hilariously outdated. I mean, who here HASN'T overslept and burned the shit out of...a chicken...that you were cooking for dinner...and apparently put in the oven the night before? And then went to bed? Happens ALL the time around here.
In the olden days, such poor time management skills meant your husband could stone you to death in the town square. FACT.