Camila Alves McConaughey and mother-in-law Kay, reveal their must-have Mother's Day gifts from Amazon Live

According to Kay and Camila Alves McConaughey, these are the only gifts to give Mom this Mother's Day.

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It's true: there is a lot of buzz surrounding the McConaughey household —as actor Matthew McConaughey may (or may not) be running for Texas governor —but the reason Real Homes is paying attention?

Matthew's other half, Camila Alves McConaughey, is front-and-center — alongside her mother-in-law Kay McConaughey, and the two teamed up with Amazon Live just in time to save all of us last-minute shoppers. 

This dream team not only curated all of their top items they'd love to receive this Mother's Day, but they even walked us through one of their signature dishes — preparing Honey Garlic Chicken Thighs, and used a handful of the items they've mentioned. Talk about the ultimate win-win! 

Now, in the event, you happened to miss this game-changing Amazon Live? You're in luck. Here are the Kay and Camila Alves McConaughey-approved Mother's Day must-haves! 

Kay and Camila Alves McConaughey’s Mother Day Must Haves:

1. A pair of cozy slippers

Camila Alves McConaughey favorite slippers

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COFACE Women's Sliders for $23.99, at Amazon

These are the comfy shoes when you're cooking," says Camila — but the fun doesn't end there. These slippers are constructed with high-elastic TPE memory foam that has enough soft cushion and support, which makes them suitable for everything from watering the garden to walking the dog! 

2. This must-have scrunchie set 

Camila Alves McConaughey favorite scrunchies

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Slip Silk Midi Scrunchies for $45, at Amazon

Sure, you might have located the best kitchen knives, but the one under-appreciated kitchen essential everyone needs? These scrunchies — that are "great for keeping your hair out of the way when you are cooking," says Camila. 

3.  This stylish sleek mask

Camila Alves McConaughey slip sleep mask

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Slip Sleep Mask for $50, at Amazon

Of course, the best mattress and the best mattress topper are absolute must's for anyone looking to spruce up their bedroom, but the one overlooked item? This Slip sleep mask — it's so good that not only has it won over the praises of Victoria Beckham, but Camila says she loves it so much, she's "going to give {it} to herself for Mother's Day." 

4. This beautiful bamboo stand

Camila Alves McConaughey favorite cookbook stand

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Bamboo Stand/Cookbook Holder for $15.96, at Amazon

 “‘Another great gift is the Bamboo Book Stand Cookbook Holder Desk. It’s great to hold recipes, pages of your book, iPad," explains Camila. 

5. This "amazing gift"

Camila Alves McConaughey favorite pot

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Le Creuset Enameled Cast Iron Signature Round Dutch Oven for $389.85, at Amazon

If you're looking for something well worth the investment, you might want to consider this dutch oven

"This is a premium item, but if you want to invest in an item that will last you forever and ever," this would be the one, explains Camila. Not only does it make "an amazing gift," but "you can have fun with {it}, and {the red shade} can explain your personality," she also adds. 

Plus, the "beauty about this pot is it is a cast iron which holds the heat," she concludes. 

Addition cooking items Kay and Camila Alves McConaughey love: 

Luvan Glass Mixing Salad Bowl with Lids Set of 3 for $26.99, at Amazon

With a capacity of 1.1QT, 2.8QT, 4.7 QT, these glass mixing bowl sets meet our different demands for dressing salads, mixing eggs, making dough, washing vegetables, and so much more! 

Bellemain Extra Thick Flexible Plastic Cutting Board Mats for $9.75, at Amazon

With Bellemain’s four flexible non-skid 15" x 12" cutting mats, this conveniently color-coded choice avoids cross-contamination, so you don’t have to concentrate on anything but the recipe. 



Prepworks by Progressive Adjust-A-Slice Mandoline l Was $23.17, Now $14.67, at Amazon

Designed with an angled blade to provide efficient sliding and a non-skid base for stability, this slicer adjusts between three thicknesses — thin, medium, and thick — for slicing perfection. 

KitchenAid Silicone Tipped Stainless Steel Tongs, 10.26-Inch for $14.30, at Amazon

Featuring a convenient locking mechanism provides the versatility to securely store the tongs in a drawer or in a crock; this high-quality choice is constructed from stainless steel and perfect for any kitchen.  

Cuisipro Stainless Steel Measuring Cup and Spoon Set for $51.95, at Amazon

Cuisipro's Stainless Steel Measuring Set includes 4 cups and 5 measuring spoons which are weighty and substantial; fashioned from the finest stainless steel. The graceful oval shape fits neatly into narrow containers and allows you to scoop directly from storage canisters or spice jars.

COLE & MASON Capstan Wood Pepper Grinder for $28.49, at Amazon

The classic design of the Capstan pepper mill with its dark wood stain adds sophistication to any table whilst remaining an everyday kitchen tool. Adjust the grind from fine to coarse by tightening or loosening the knob on the lid. The Forest Capstan mills feature a hardened carbon steel mechanism for pepper and a diamond-sharp ceramic mechanism for salt.

Indoor Herb Garden Starter Kit - Heirloom l Was $29. 97, Now $26.97, at Amazon

Next to the best garden furniture is the best garden starter kit, and this all-inclusive option is an absolute must this Mother's Day. 

Brittany Romano
Brittany Romano

Brittany Romano joins the Real Homes team as their U.S. E-commerce Editor, based in New York City. From her start as a fashion market assistant at Marie Claire to building highly profitable commerce vertical at Us Weekly and AMI brands, Brittany has produced award-winning content covering everything from celebrity beauty hacks to must-have items from online sales. She is a graduate of New England College. When she isn’t writing, you can find Brittany indulging in yet another DIY-project or cheering on her beloved Boston Bruins. Find her on Instagram at @Rammmyyy.