Yelling at your kids to tell them to stop yelling is an oxymoron, but in the moment it seems like the only option. I'm going to try insane whispering next time. Tell yourself that fasting for pets is healthy, in order to make yourself feel better that you've forgotten to buy dog & cat food for like 3 days in a row.
Drinking coffee in the morning will only give you a burst of energy in the morning. Drinking coffee in the afternoon will only give you a burst of energy in the middle of the night (when you're trying to sleep).
The messier the house gets the more exhausted you will be. A 20 minute nap will fuel you for about another 20 minutes.
If you decide to refinish the patio furniture realize that it's going to be sooo hard and that you are never going to want to finish the job. Even if your husband is going to reward you with new chaise cushions when you're done.